ISBN-10:
1842171860
ISBN-13:
9781842171868
Pub. Date:
09/01/2005
Publisher:
Oxbow Books
Roman Working Lives and Urban Living

Roman Working Lives and Urban Living

by Ardle Mac Mahon, Jennifer Price

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ISBN-13: 9781842171868
Publisher: Oxbow Books
Publication date: 09/01/2005
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jennifer Price is Emeritus Professor of Roman Provincial Archaeology at Durham University, UK. Her PhD in Archaeology from Cardiff University, UK was on Roman glass in Spain and she has longstanding research interests in Roman and early Medieval glass from archaeological sites in western Europe and the Mediterranean region.

Table of Contents

Urban Living and the Settings for Working Lives

Beating the bounds: Ritual and the articulation of urban space in Roman Britain (Simon Esmonde Cleary)

Domestic architecture and social discourse in Roman towns (Dominic Perring)

The commercial landscape of Ostia (Janet DeLaine)

The shops and workshops of Roman Britain (Ardle Mac Mahon)

The taberna counters of Pompeii and Herculaneum (Ardle Mac Mahon)

People at Work: Owners and Artisans, Crafts and Professions

Re-thinking the social organisation of trade and industry in first century AD Pompeii (Damian Robinson)

Of lumberjacks and brick stamps: Working with the Tiber as infrastructure (Shawn Graham)

The shopkeepers and craft-workers of Roman London (Jenny Hall)

Pottery in urban Romano-British life (Jeremy Evans)

Glass-working and glassworkers in cities and towns (Jennifer Price)

How many lives depended on plants? Specialisation and agricultural production at Pompeii (Mariana Ciaraldi)

The role of doctors in the city (Ralph Jackson)

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