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Measuring sex, age and death in the Roman Empire

explorations in ancient demography

by Walter Scheidel

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Published by Journal of Roman Archaeology in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome,
  • Rome.
    • Subjects:
    • Demography -- Rome.,
    • Mortality -- Rome -- History.,
    • Age distribution (Demography) -- Rome -- History.,
    • Sex distribution (Demography) -- Rome -- History.,
    • Rome -- Population -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 170-184).

      Statementby Walter Scheidel.
      SeriesJournal of Roman archaeology., no. 21
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB853.R66 S34 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p. :
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL738543M
      ISBN 101887829210
      LC Control Number97129786
      OCLC/WorldCa36348331

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