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The Roman agricultural economy : organization, investment, and production

Author: Alan K Bowman; Andrew Wilson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013. ©2013
Series: Oxford studies on the Roman economy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This collection presents new analyses for the nature and scale of Roman agriculture. It outlines the fundamental features of agricultural production through studying the documentary and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Roman agricultural economy
(NL-LeOCL)364506342
(OCoLC)859143070
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan K Bowman; Andrew Wilson
ISBN: 9780199665723 0199665729 9780191751172 0191751170
OCLC Number: 851154281
Description: xvii, 333 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Introduction: Quantifying Roman Agriculture / Alan Bowman Bowman, Alan, Andrew Wilson Wilson, Andrew 1 --
2 The State and Production in the Roman Agrarian Economy / Dennis Kehoe Kehoe, Dennis 33 --
3 GIS Models of Roman Agricultural Production / Helen Goodchild Goodchild, Helen 55 --
4 Agricultural Production in the Hinterland of Rome: Wine and Olive Oil / Annalisa Marzano Marzano, Annalisa 85 --
5 Capital Investment and Agriculture: Multi-Press Facilities from Gaul, the Iberian Peninsula, and the Black Sea Region / Annalisa Marzano Marzano, Annalisa 107 --
6 The Rural Landscape of Thugga: Farms, Presses, Mills, and Transport / Mariette de Vos Vos, Mariette de 143 --
7 Agricultural Production in Egypt / Alan Bowman Bowman, Alan 219 --
8 The Agricultural Economy of the Mendesian Nome under Roman Rule / Katherine Blouin Blouin, Katherine 255 --
9 Mechanical Irrigation: Water-Lifting Devices in the Archaeological Evidence and in the Egyptian Papyri / Myrto Malouta Malouta, Myrto, Andrew Wilson Wilson, Andrew 273 --
10 Agriculture in the Faynan: Food Supply for the Mining Industry / Hannah Friedman Friedman, Hannah 307.
Series Title: Oxford studies on the Roman economy.
Responsibility: edited by Alan Bowman and Andrew Wilson.
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