Trading Communities in the Roman World: A Micro-Economic and Institutional Perspective

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BRILL, Jan 9, 2013 - History - 248 pages
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In Trading Communities, Taco Terpstra shows that long-distance trade in the Roman Empire was conducted through foreign trading communities living overseas, held together by ethnic and geographical identity.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter One IntraCommunity Exchange and the Use of Law in Puteoli
9
Chapter Two InterCommunity Exchange and the Role of Trading Stations in Puteoli
51
Chapter Three Coalitions of Foreign Merchants and Shipowners in Ostia
95
Chapter Four InterCommunity Trade and the City of Rome
127
Chapter Five Roman Traders in the Province of Asia
171
Conclusion
223
Bibliography
227
Index
239
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About the author (2013)

Taco Terpstra, Ph.D. (2011), Columbia University, specializes in Roman socio-economic history and classical archaeology. He has published articles on Roman long-distance trade and editions of Egyptian papyri, as well as articles resulting from his field work in ancient Stabiae.

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