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Trade, traders and the ancient city

Author: Helen M Parkins; Christopher Smith, historicus
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1998.
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This comprehensive and well-documented book provides a critically up-to-date analysis of trade in the ancient world, which takes into account a diverse range of evidence.


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Genre/Form: Congressen (vorm)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen M Parkins; Christopher Smith, historicus
ISBN: 0415165172 9780415165174
OCLC Number: 905782079
Notes: Selectie van congresbijdragen, University of St. Andrews, 1995.
Description: XIV, 268 p. : ill., krt. ; 23 cm
Contents: List of Figures Notes on Contributors Preface List of Abbreviations 1. Time for Change? Shaping the Future of the Ancient Economy Helen Parkins 2. The Old Assyrian Merchants Amelie Kuhrt 3. Traders and Artisans in Archaic Central Italy Christopher Smith 4. Trade on the Black Sea in the Archaic and Classical Periods: Some Observations Gocha R. Tsetskhladze 5. Ceramics and Positivism Revisited: Greek Transport Amphoras and History Mark Lawall 6. The Grain Trade of Athens in the Fourth Century BC Michael Whitby 7. Land Transport in Roman Italy: Costs, Practice and the Economy Ray Laurence 8. Trade and Traders in the Roman World: Scale, Structure, and Organization Jeremy Paterson 9. Trade and the City in Roman Egypt Richard Alston 10. Soul Merchants: Trade Networks, Religious Diffusion and Christian Origins in Northern Italy Mark Humphries 11. Ancient Economies: Models and Muddles John Davies Indexes.
Responsibility: ed. by Helen Parkins and Christopher Smith.
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'... the editors are to be congratulated, both on identifying so timely a theme and on assembling and coordinating so stimulating a collection of papers.' - John Percival, The Classical Review

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