Walter Scheidel, ed., The Science of Roman History: Biology, Climate, and the Future of the Past

Authors

  • Tomáš Glomb Masaryk University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jch.37092

Keywords:

Roman History, Transdisciplinarity, Historical Demography, Genetics, Biology

Abstract

Walter Scheidel, ed., The Science of Roman History: Biology, Climate, and the Future of the Past (Princeton, NJ and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2018), 280 pp. £27.00/$35.00 (hbk). ISBN: 978-0-69116-256-0.

Author Biography

Tomáš Glomb, Masaryk University

Tomáš Glomb, Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.

References

Scheidel, Walter. 1996. Measuring Sex, Age and Death in the Roman Empire: Explorations in Ancient Demography. Ann Arbor, MI: Journal of Roman Archaeology (suppl. ser. 21). https://doi.org/10.1162/jinh.2000.31.1.83

Scheidel, Walter. 2001. Death on the Nile: Disease and the Demography of Roman Egypt. Leiden and Boston: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004350946

Scheidel, Walter. 2012. “Physical Well-Being”. In The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Economy, ed. Walter Scheidel, 321–33. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/CCO9781139030199.020

Scheidel, Walter. 2014. “Evolutionary Psychology and the Historian”. The American Historical Review 119(5): 1563–75. https://doi.org/10.1093/ahr/119.5.1563

Scheidel, Walter. 2015. “Orbis: The Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World”. Princeton/Stanford Working Papers in Classics. https://classics.stanford.edu/projects/orbis-stanford-geospatial-network-model-roman-world

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Published

2019-10-14

How to Cite

Glomb, T. (2019). Walter Scheidel, ed., The Science of Roman History: Biology, Climate, and the Future of the Past. Journal of Cognitive Historiography, 4(2), 286-288. https://doi.org/10.1558/jch.37092

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Book Reviews