By Russell Meiggs
This is often the 1st finished learn of bushes offer and insist within the close to East and the area of historical Greece and Rome. Drawing from a variety of literary, epigraphic, and archaeological resources, Meiggs lines altering styles of their old atmosphere, and examines the bushes necessities of fleets and armies, construction, agriculture, and sculpture and furnishings. He additionally attracts a tentative define of the constitution of the bushes exchange, with unique emphasis on shipping, and determines that the half performed via Greece and Rome in deforestation has been significantly exaggerated.
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