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Towards a Study of the Roman Slave Trade: (1980)

W. V. Harris

in Rome's Imperial Economy: Twelve Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199595167
eISBN:
9780191804564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199595167.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the relative importance of various sources of slaves in the Roman Empire in the period 50 BC to AD 150. It then attempts to set out what can be known or reasonably conjectured ... More


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Virginia Yans-McLaughlin

in Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055108
eISBN:
9780199854219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055108.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Since about the middle of the 16th century, one hundred million people have emigrated from their homelands to new places. By chance or by choice, almost half of these world travelers settled in the ... More


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