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Peasant and empire in Christian North Africa, Leslie Dossey

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Peasant and empire in Christian North Africa
Title
Peasant and empire in Christian North Africa
Statement of responsibility
Leslie Dossey
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Language
eng
Summary
This remarkable history foregrounds the most marginal sector of the Roman population, the provincial peasantry, to paint a fascinating new picture of peasant society. Making use of detailed archaeological and textual evidence, Leslie Dossey examines the peasantry in relation to the upper classes in Christian North Africa, tracing that region's social and cultural history from the Punic times to the eve of the Islamic conquest. She demonstrates that during the period when Christianity was spreading to both city and countryside in North Africa, a convergence of economic interests narrowed the ga
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N$T
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The transformation of the classical heritage
Series volume
47
Peasant and empire in Christian North Africa, Leslie Dossey
Label
Peasant and empire in Christian North Africa, Leslie Dossey
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pn5x0
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Historical overview -- Rural consumption in early imperial North Africa -- A late antique consumer revolution? -- Frustrated communities : the rise and fall of the self-governing village -- Bishops where no bishops should be : the phenomenon of the rural bishopric -- Preaching to peasants -- Reinterpreting rebellion : textual communities and the circumcellions
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1 online resource (xvii, 352 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520947771
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
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not applicable
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Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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