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Selected Bibliography

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  • Decker, Michael. Tilling the Hateful Earth: Agricultural Production and Trade in the Late Antique East. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • Dockès, Pierre. Medieval Slavery and Liberation. Translated by Arthur Goldhammer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982.
  • Donnan, Christopher B., and Donna McClelland. Moche Fineline Painting: Its Evolution and Its Artists. Los Angeles: Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 1999.
  • Glancy, Jennifer. Slavery in Early Christianity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • Grubbs, Judith Evans. “Church, State, and Children: Christian and Imperial Attitudes toward Infant Exposure in Late Antiquity.” In The Power of Religion in Late Antiquity, edited by Andrew Cain and Noel Lenski, 119-131. Brookfield: Taylor and Francis, 2009.
  • Harper, Kyle. Slavery in the Late Roman World, AD 275-425. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
  • Houston, Stephen, David Stuart, and Karl Taube. “Dishonor.” In The Memory of Bones: Body, Being, and Experience among the Classic Maya, 202-226. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006.
  • Ramelli, Illaria. Social Justice and the Legitimacy of Slavery: The Role of Philosophical Asceticism from Ancient Judaism to Late Antiquity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.
  • Pankhurst, Richard. The Ethiopian Borderlands: Essays in Regional History from Ancient Times to the End of the 18th Century. Lawrence, KS: Red Sea Press, 1997.
  • Perry, Matthew J. Gender, Manumission, and the Roman Freedwoman. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
  • Rio, Alice. “Self-Sale and Voluntary Entry into Unfreedom, 300-1100.” Journal of Social History, 45, no. 3 (Spring 2012): 661-685.
  • Wet, Chris de. Preaching Bondage: John Chrysostom and the Discourse of Slavery in Early Christianity. Oakland: University of California Press, 2015.


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