Walter Scheidel

Stanford University, USA

Walter Scheidel is Dickason Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Classics and History at Stanford University. His research focuses on ancient social and economic history, pre-modern demography, and comparative and transdisciplinary approaches to the past. He is the author or (co-)editor of 13 books and has published over 160 chapters and articles. For more information see

Biography Updated on 1 April 2012

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