Trade, Traders and the Ancient City (Paperback)

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Trade, Traders and the Ancient City (Paperback)

By Helen Parkins (Editor), Christopher Smith (Editor)

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Trade, exchange and commerce touched the lives of everyone in antiquity, especially those who lived in urban areas. Trade, Traders and the Ancient City addresses the nature of exchange and commerce and the effects it had in cities throughout the ancient world, from the Bronze Age Near East to late Roman northern Italy.
Trade, Traders and the Ancient City employs the most recent archaeological, papyrological, epigraphic and literary evidence to present an innovative and timely analysis of the importance and influence of trade in the ancient world.
Helen Parkins is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at Cambridge University. She is the editor of Roman Urbanism: Beyond the Consumer City (Routledge 1997). Christopher Smith is a Lecturer in Ancient History in the University of St. Andrews. His publications include Early Rome and Latium: Economy and Society c. 1000-500 BC (Oxford University Press 1996).
Product Details ISBN: 9780415518925
ISBN-10: 041551892X
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: May 29th, 2012
Pages: 284
Language: English