The Roman Market Economy


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The quality of life for ordinary Roman citizens at the height of the Roman Empire probably was better than that of any other large group of people living before the Industrial Revolution. The Roman Market Economy uses the tools of modern economics to show how trade, markets, and the Pax Romana were critical to ancient Rome's prosperity. Peter Temin, one of the world's foremost economic historians, argues that markets dominated the Roman economy. He traces how the Pax Romana encouraged trade around the Mediterranean, ...

The Roman Market Economy 2017, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691177946

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The Roman Market Economy 2012, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691147680