The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Finley, Moses (1912–1986)

  • Isabel Raphael
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_578

Abstract

Sir Moses Finley had an immense influence on classical studies and particularly ancient history because he brought to them the new disciplines and techniques of the modern social sciences. He was unique among ancient historians in that his early training had been in law, economics and sociology.

Keywords

Finley, M. Slavery 

JEL Classifications

B31 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Isabel Raphael
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