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Working IX to V : orgy planners, funeral clowns, and other prized professions of the ancient world

Author: Vicki León
Publisher: New York : Walker & Company, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Pesents brief summaries of the jobs of ordinary people who lived in ancient Greece and Rome, covering work associated with farming, the slave trade, temples, law courts, household goods, education, medicine, and entertainment.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
León, Vicki.
Working IX to V.
New York : Walker and Co., ©2007
(OCoLC)609222114
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicki León
ISBN: 0802715567 9780802715562
OCLC Number: 137267322
Description: xxi, 312 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: My boss is a real slave-driver --
Professional virgins & more profane callings --
Avocations up & down the alimentary canal --
The law & disorder professions --
Slick talkers & muse seekers --
Small-time operators, corporate rackets --
At least I'm in show biz --
Have t-square, will travel --
Glamorous posts & unsavory occupations --
Doomed careers & deathless pursuits.
Other Titles: Working 9 to 5
Working nine to five
Responsibility: Vicki León.

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Pesents brief summaries of the jobs of ordinary people who lived in ancient Greece and Rome, covering work associated with farming, the slave trade, temples, law courts, household goods, education, medicine, and entertainment.

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