Structure and Scale in the Roman Economy

Structure and Scale in the Roman Economy

by Richard Duncan-Jones
     
 

This book explores central areas of the Roman economy and the ways those areas connect and interact.See more details below

Overview

This book explores central areas of the Roman economy and the ways those areas connect and interact.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521354776
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

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Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; Preface; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. Time and Distance: 1. Communication-speed and contact by sea in the Roman empire; 2. Trade, taxes and money; 3. Separation and cohesion in Mediterranean trade; 4. Stability and change; Part II. Demography and Manpower: 5. Age-awareness in the Roman world; 6. Roman life-expectancy; 7. Pay and numbers in Diocletian's army; Part III. Agrarian Patterns: 8. Land and landed wealth; 9. The price of wheat in Roman Egypt; Part IV. The World of Cities: 10. The social cost of urbanisation; 11. Who paid for public building?; Part V. Tax-Payment and Tax-Assessment: 12. Taxation in money and taxation in kind; 13. Land, taxes and labour: implications of the iugum; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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