Economies Beyond Agriculture in the Classical World

Edition: 1st
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2001-01-05
Publisher(s): Routledge
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Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
PART 1 Introduction 1(14)
The productive past: economies beyond agriculture
David J. Mattingly
John Salmon
PART 2 Modelling the ancient economy 15(98)
Productive to some purpose? The problem of ancient economic growth
Paul Millett
Regional productions in early Roman Gaul
Greg Woolf
Leptiminus (Tunisia): a `producer' city?
David J. Mattingly
David Stone
Lea Stirling
Nejib Ben Lazreg
The fourth factor: managing non-agricultural production in the Roman world
Jean-Jacques Aubert
PART 3 Extraction 113(80)
Making money in classical Athens
T. E. Rihll
Stone quarrying in the Eastern Desert with particular reference to Mons Claudianus and Mons Porphyrites
Valerie A. Maxfield
Who bore the burden? The organization of stone transport in Roman Egypt
Colin E. P. Adams
PART 4 Construction 193(76)
Temples the measures of men: public building in the Greek economy
John Salmon
Rebuilding a temple: the economic effects of piety
John K. Davies
Bricks and mortar: exploring the economics of building techniques at Rome and Ostia
Janet Delaine
PART 5 Textile production 269(40)
Timgad and textile production
Andrew Wilson
The Gallo-Roman woollen industry and the great debate: the Igel column revisited
J. F. Drinkwater
Index of citations 309(4)
General index 313

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