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

  • Oxford Oakville, CT : Oxbow Books ; David Brown Bk. Co. 2005
Physical description
viii, 224 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 25 cm
  • 1842171860
  • 9781842171868
  • "This volume originated in a conference on 'Roman Working Lives and Urban Living' organised through the Centre for Roman Provincial Archaeology and held in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Durham in July 2001"--Page v.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • 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 -- 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.
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  • Actes de congrès.
  • Bibliography
  • Conference papers and proceedings.
  • Conference publication
  • Illustrated
  • Kongress - Durham - 2001.
  • text
  • English
  • Comes out of a conference on 'Roman Working Lives and Urban Living' held at the University of Durham in 2001. The twelve papers presented in this book have been organized into two categories: Urban living and the settings for working lives, and People atwork: owners, and artisans, crafts and professions.

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