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Retailers and the Wholesale Trade

Claire Holleran

in Shopping in Ancient Rome: The Retail Trade in the Late Republic and the Principate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199698219
eISBN:
9780191741326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698219.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores the various ways in which retailers in Rome obtained stock to sell. It begins by looking at the links between urban production and retail, before investigating how imported ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan I. Israel

in Dutch Primacy in World Trade, 1585–1740

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198211396
eISBN:
9780191678196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211396.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

As a world emporium, the Dutch entrepôt of the 1590–1740 period differed from its precursor, Antwerp, in several fundamental respects. In the first place, the Dutch emporium, with its unrivalled ... More


Aventine, Trastevere, and the Vatican

Filippo Coarelli

in Rome and Environs: An Archaeological Guide

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520079601
eISBN:
9780520935099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079601.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter describes the Aventine as Rome's southernmost hill and the one closest to Tiber. It notes that the hill's steep slopes, which isolated it to a large extent from its surroundings, and its ... More


Ancient Economies of the Northern Aegean: Fifth to First Centuries BC

Zosia Halina Archibald

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682119
eISBN:
9780191762727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682119.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Ancient economies, outside the Persian, and later, Roman empires, were unlike the economies of modern nation states. Transactions were conducted bilaterally, just like a face to face contract, so ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Wild

in Literature of the 1900s: The Great Edwardian Emporium

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748635061
eISBN:
9781474419536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635061.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter stresses the importance of a re-examination of Edwardian literature. It briefly considers what Edwardian literature in its various forms meant to the Edwardians themselves, ... More


‘Western’ Colonization and Colonialism: The ‘Idle’ and ‘Irrational’

Barbara Arneil

in Domestic Colonies: The Turn Inward to Colony

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198803423
eISBN:
9780191841606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803423.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

In Chapter 2, the author analyses colonies in Ancient Greece (apoikia and emporion) and Rome (colonia and emporium) rooted in agrarian settlement and trade, respectively. The volume then traces the ... More


Greeks and the Iberian Peninsula: Forms of Exchange and Settlements

Pierre Rouillard

in Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia: Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226148472
eISBN:
9780226148489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148489.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Within the Mediterranean region, the Iberian Peninsula is the only place where Phoenicians, Carthaginians, and Greeks interacted during the same time period and participated equally in the ... More


The Role of the State

André Tchernia

in The Romans and Trade

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198723714
eISBN:
9780191829376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723714.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the role of the state in trade. State participation in the long-distance trade of consumer goods was relatively restricted, as the government rarely intervened in distribution. ... More


Trade, Capital, and Interconnected Markets

Philip Kay

in Rome's Economic Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199681549
eISBN:
9780191765018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681549.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

A sharp increase in the availability of financial capital in the areas controlled by Rome drove the growth of a high-volume trade in slaves and luxury goods between Italy and the East. At the end of ... More


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