Roman working lives and urban living / edited by Ardle Mac Mahon and Jennifer Price.

Published
  • Oxford : Oxbow c2005
Physical description
viii, 224 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 1842171860 (pbk.)
  • 9781842171868 (pbk.)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Based on the proceedings of a conference, held at the Department of Archaeology, University of Durham, in July 2001.
Contents
  • Urban Living and the Settings for Working Lives. Beating the bounds: Ritual and the articulation of urban space in Roman Britain (Simon Esmonde Cleary) ; Domestic architecture and social discourse in Roman towns (Dominic Perring) ; The commercial landscape of Ostia (Janet DeLaine) ; The shops and workshops of Roman Britain (Ardle Mac Mahon) ; The taberna counters of Pompeii and Herculaneum (Ardle Mac Mahon) ; People at Work: Owners and Artisans, Crafts and Professions Re-thinking the social organisation of trade and industry in first century AD Pompeii (Damian Robinson) ; Of lumberjacks and brick stamps: Working with the Tiber as infrastructure (Shawn Graham) ; The shopkeepers and craft-workers of Roman London (Jenny Hall) ; Pottery in urban Romano-British life (Jeremy Evans) ; Glass-working and glassworkers in cities and towns (Jennifer Price) ; How many lives depended on plants? Specialisation and agricultural production at Pompeii (Mariana Ciaraldi) ; The role of doctors in the city (Ralph Jackson).
Genre
  • Bibliography
Language
  • English

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