Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology

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Slaves have been exploited in most societies throughout human history. There have, however, been only five genuine slave societies, and of these, two were in antiquity: classical Greece and classical Italy. Here distinguished historian Sir Moses Finley examines those two not in isolation, but in comparison. In this thought-provoking study of slavery in ancient Greece and Italy, Sir Moses Finley discusses how slave societies came into being and considers the moral, social, and economic underpinnings that allowed them to ...

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Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology
2017, Markus Wiener Publishers, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9781558761711

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Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology
1983, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140225006

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Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology
1980, Viking Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670122776

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