Ancient Rome at Work: An Economic History of Rome from the Origins to the Empire

Ancient Rome at Work: An Economic History of Rome from the Origins to the Empire

By: Paul Louis (author)Paperback

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First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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PART 1: FROM THE ORIGINS TO THE PUNIC WARS (753-264 BC) Introductory remarks 1. Primitive Rome 2. The Conquest of the Italian Peninsula 3. The Growth of Political Rights 4. Civil Rights 5. Slavery 6. The Artisans and the First Guilds 7. Primitive Agriculture 8. The First Agrarian Laws 9. The First Colonies 10. The Problem of Food Supplies 11. First Steps in Industrial Development 12. The Beginnings of Trade 13. Transport 14. The Use of Money 15. Credit and Interest PART 2: FROM THE PUNIC LAWS TO THE EMPIRE (264-30 BC) Introductory Remarks 1. Territorial Expansion 2. Density of Population 3. The Civil Wars 4. Public and Private Law 5. The Growth of Public Wealth 6. Luxury 7. The Growth of the Slave System 8. The Free Artisans 9. Rome as a Capital 10. The Food Supply 11. Agricultural Development 12. Mineral Resources 13. Industry 14. Trade 15. The Roads 16. Navigation 17. The Development of the Monetary System 18. Usury and Debts PART 3: THE EMPIRE Introductory Remarks 1. The Wars Abroad 2. Domestic Disturbances 3. The Population 4. Imperial Institutions 5. Luxury 6. the Capitals 7. The Decline of Slavery 8. The Colony System 9. The Artisan Class and the Guilds 10. Agriculture 11. Mining 12. Industry and Manufacture 13. Trade 14. Sea Routes 15. Ports 16. Road Traffic and Public Works 17. The Monetary Crises 18. The Barbarians

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  • publication date: 28/03/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780415852630
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 376
  • ID: 9780415852630
  • weight: 612
  • ISBN10: 0415852633

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