Work, Labour, and Professions in the Roman World

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BRILL, Oct 27, 2016 - History - 372 pages
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Work, Labour, and Professions in the Roman World offers new insights, ideas and interpretations on the role of labour and human resources in the Roman economy. The book approaches labour not only as an economic phenomenon, but gives attention also to work as social and cultural phenomenon.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Work Labour Professions Whats in a Name?
1
Some Reflections on Labour and Institutions in Asia Minor
20
Chapter 3 Contracts Coercion and the Boundaries ofthe Roman Artisanal Firm
36
Chapter 4 Workers in the Roman Imperial Building Industry
62
Finding Work in the City of Rome
87
Diocletians Prices Edict
104
Some Archaeological Thoughts on the Organization of Workshop Labour in Ceramic Production
133
Chapter 8 Constructing Occupational Identities in theRoman World
147
A Critical Analysis
203
Mint Workers in the LaterRoman Empire
227
The Socioeconomic Identity of Roman Skilled Workers First Century BCThird Century AD
246
Different Interplays between the Social and the Cultural
262
Bibliography
291
Index of Subjects
342
Index of Places and Geographical Names
348
Index of Personal Names
351

Chapter 9 Guilds and the Organisation of Urban Populations During the Principate
173

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