ISBN13:978-0520203846 ISBN10: 0520203844 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0520203839 ISBN10: 0520203836
Summary: This new, annotated translation of Hesiod's Works and Days is a collaboration between David W. Tandy, a classicist, and Walter Neale, an economist and economic historian. Hesiod was an ancient Greek poet whose Works and Days discusses agricultural practices and society in general. Classicists and ancient historians have turned to Works and Days for its insights on Greek mythology and religion. The poem also sheds light on economic history and ancient ag
riculture, and is a good resource for social scientists interested in these areas. This translation emphasizes the activities and problems of a practicing agriculturist as well as the larger, changing political and economic institutions of the early archaic period.
Summary: This new, annotated translation of Hesiod's Works and Days is a collaboration between David W. Tandy, a classicist, and Walter Neale, an economist and economic historian. Hesiod was an ancient Greek poet whose Works and Days discusses agricultural practices and society in general. Classicists and ancient historians have turned to Works and Days for its insights on Greek mythology and religion. The poem also sheds light on economic history and ancient agriculture, and is a good resource for social scientists interested in these areas. This translation emphasizes the activities and problems of a practicing agriculturist as well as the larger, changing political and economic institutions of the early archaic period. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:96 Cover: Paperback Publisher:University of California Press Published: 01/24/1997 International: No
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Tandy, David W. (Translator) : University of Tennessee, Knoxville
David W. Tandy is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and coeditor of From Political Economy to Anthropology : Situating Economic Life in Past Societies (1994).
Neale, Walter C. (Translator) : University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Walter C. Neale is Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and author of Developing Rural India : Policies, Politics, and Progress (1990).
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