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Approaches to Quantifying Roman Trade

Andrew Wilson

in Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562596
eISBN:
9780191721458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter reviews some possible ways to quantify trade in the Roman period, and their inherent methodological and evidential problems. While it is easy to demonstrate the existence of trade, ... More


Misadventurers I: Existential Themes

Carl Thompson

in The Suffering Traveller and the Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259984
eISBN:
9780191717413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259984.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores some of the ways in which a hugely popular literature of shipwreck and maritime disaster played an important ‘scripting’ influence on Romantic travel. It explores firstly the ... More


Misadventurers II: Political Themes

Carl Thompson

in The Suffering Traveller and the Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259984
eISBN:
9780191717413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259984.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The chapter explores the political resonance of the figure of the maritime misadventurer, and by extension the political symbolism that could attach to the Romantic espousal of misadventure in travel ... More


Romantic Travel I: Wordsworthian Scripts

Carl Thompson

in The Suffering Traveller and the Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259984
eISBN:
9780191717413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259984.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores Wordsworth's indebtedness both to the literature of shipwreck and maritime misadventure outlined in Chapters 2 and 3, and to the literature of exploration outlined in Chapter 5. ... More


Romantic Travel II: Byronic Scripts

Carl Thompson

in The Suffering Traveller and the Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259984
eISBN:
9780191717413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259984.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores Byron's indebtedness both to the literature of shipwreck and maritime misadventure outlined in Chapters 2 and 3, and to the literature of exploration outlined in Chapter 5. It ... More


The Shipping Intelligence: Shipwrecks and Secret Tears from Dickens to Stoker

Matthew Rubery

in The Novelty of Newspapers: Victorian Fiction After the Invention of the News

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195369267
eISBN:
9780199871148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369267.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Nowhere is the borrowing from newspapers by novelists so clear as in the case of shipwrecks, the most frequently reported disaster in the Victorian press. This chapter shows that novelists used this ... More


The Enforcement of Underwater Cultural Heritage by Courts

Patrizia Vigni

in Enforcing International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680245
eISBN:
9780191760174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680245.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the state's claim over cultural property found in the sea. It first identifies who, under international and domestic law, can legitimately claim rights with respect to cultural ... More


The Geneva Conventions of 1949 *: A lecture delivered at the Naval War College on 16 September 1955

Detlev F. Vagts and Theodor Meron

in Humanizing the Laws of War: Selected Writings of Richard Baxter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680252
eISBN:
9780191760181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680252.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents a lecture on the Geneva Conventions of 1949 delivered at the Naval War College on 16 September 1955. The Geneva Conventions, which comprise, at least in land warfare, the most ... More


The Economics of the Roman Stone Trade

Ben Russell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656394
eISBN:
9780191765193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656394.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

The use of stone in vast quantities is a ubiquitous and defining feature of the material culture of the Roman world. In this volume, Russell provides a new and wide-ranging examination of the ... More


Stone Transport

Ben Russell

in The Economics of the Roman Stone Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656394
eISBN:
9780191765193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656394.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

Beginning with a discussion of the overall impact of the cost and logistics of stone transport, this chapter examines in turn the evidence for the transport of stone overland, by river, and by sea. ... More


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