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The Roman economy studies in ancient economic and administrative history. by A. H. M. Jones

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Published by Rowman and Littlefield in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Rome

Subjects:

  • Rome -- Economic conditions,
  • Rome -- Politics and government -- 284-476

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementEdited by P. A. Brunt.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC39 .J65 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 450 p.
Number of Pages450
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5414363M
ISBN 100874711940
LC Control Number73005960

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This book uses a pioneering quantitative approach to investigate many aspects of the Roman Empire, such as the amount of wealth over which people disposed and the costs associated with many institutions important to the Roman economy. Duncan-Jones, R. P. Structure and scale in the Roman economy. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Univ. Press. The Roman Economy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(4). The Roman Market Economy contains plenty of claims that are controversial, but that's what will energize the debate."—Walter Scheidel, coeditor of The Oxford Handbook of Roman Studies "Economic historians have actively studied medieval and early modern Europe for decades, but few have ventured back as far as Peter Temin does here. Kevin Greene shows how archaeology can help provide a more balanced view of the Roman economy by informing the classical historian about geographical areas and classes of society that received little attention from the largely aristocratic classical writers whose work survives.

This book offers readers a comprehensive and innovative introduction to the economy of the Roman Empire. Focusing on the principal determinants, features and consequences of Roman economic development and integrating additional web-based materials, it is designed as an up-to-date survey that is accessible to all audiences. Five main sections discuss theoretical approaches drawn from . The Roman economy was mostly based on agriculture, or farming. In the city of Rome, there wasn't much room to grow food. In the city of Rome, there wasn't much room to grow food. The Roman Market Economy uses the tools of modern economics to show how trade, markets, and the Pax Romana were critical to ancient Rome's prosperity. Peter Temin, one of the world's The quality of life for ordinary Roman citizens at the height of the Roman Empire probably was better than that of any other large group of people living before /5. It tackles the recent debates on Roman trade and Roman economy, providing, original and convincing answers. The second part of the book is a selection of 14 of the author's published papers. They range from discussions of general topics such as the ideas of crisis and competition, the approvisioning of Ancient Rome, trade with the East, to more.

Coinage in the Roman Economy, B.C. to A.D. Kenneth W. Harl. Richly illustrated with photographic reproductions of nearly three hundred specimens, Coinage in the Roman Economy offers a significant contribution to Roman economic history. The first comprehensive history of how Roman coins were minted and used. The Princeton Economic History of the Western World Joel Mokyr, Series Editor A list of titles in this series appears at the back of the book. PUP_Temin_The Roman Market ii Achorn International 06/05/ AM. The Roman Market Economy Book Description: The quality of life for ordinary Roman citizens at the height of the Roman Empire probably was better than that of any other large group of people living before the Industrial Revolution. This book offers readers a comprehensive and innovative introduction to the economy of the Roman Empire. Focusing on the principal determinants, features and consequences of Roman economic development and integrating additional web-based materials, it is designed as an up-to-date survey that is accessible to all audiences.