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By Keith Bradley,Paul Cartledge

ISBN-10: 052184066X

ISBN-13: 9780521840668

quantity 1 within the new Cambridge global background of Slavery surveys the historical past of slavery within the historic Mediterranean global. even supposing chapters are dedicated to the traditional close to East and the Jews, its imperative predicament is with the societies of historic Greece and Rome. those are frequently regarded as the 1st examples in global heritage of actual slave societies due to the common incidence of chattel slavery, that's argued to were a cultural manifestation of the ever-present violence in societies typified by way of incessant struggle. there has been by no means any sustained competition to slavery, and the recent faith of Christianity most likely bolstered instead of challenged its lifestyles. In twenty-two chapters, major students discover the centrality of slavery in old Mediterranean lifestyles utilizing quite a lot of textual and fabric proof. Non-specialist readers specifically will locate the quantity an available account of the early heritage of this important phenomenon.

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