Economies Beyond Agriculture in the Classical World

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

List of figures
vii
List of tables
ix
List of contributors
x
PART 1 Introduction 1(14)
The productive past: economies beyond agriculture
3(12)
David J. Mattingly
John Salmon
PART 2 Modelling the ancient economy 15(98)
Productive to some purpose? The problem of ancient economic growth
17(32)
Paul Millett
Regional productions in early Roman Gaul
49(17)
Greg Woolf
Leptiminus (Tunisia): a `producer' city?
66(24)
David J. Mattingly
David Stone
Lea Stirling
Nejib Ben Lazreg
The fourth factor: managing non-agricultural production in the Roman world
90(23)
Jean-Jacques Aubert
PART 3 Extraction 113(80)
Making money in classical Athens
115(28)
T. E. Rihll
Stone quarrying in the Eastern Desert with particular reference to Mons Claudianus and Mons Porphyrites
143(28)
Valerie A. Maxfield
Who bore the burden? The organization of stone transport in Roman Egypt
171(22)
Colin E. P. Adams
PART 4 Construction 193(76)
Temples the measures of men: public building in the Greek economy
195(14)
John Salmon
Rebuilding a temple: the economic effects of piety
209(21)
John K. Davies
Bricks and mortar: exploring the economics of building techniques at Rome and Ostia
230(39)
Janet Delaine
PART 5 Textile production 269(40)
Timgad and textile production
271(26)
Andrew Wilson
The Gallo-Roman woollen industry and the great debate: the Igel column revisited
297(12)
J. F. Drinkwater
Index of citations 309(4)
General index 313

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