Work, Labour, and Professions in the Roman World
BRILL, Oct 27, 2016 - History - 372 pages
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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Chapter 1 Work Labour Professions Whats in a Name?
Some Reflections on Labour and Institutions in Asia Minor
Chapter 3 Contracts Coercion and the Boundaries ofthe Roman Artisanal Firm
Chapter 4 Workers in the Roman Imperial Building Industry
Finding Work in the City of Rome
Diocletians Prices Edict
Some Archaeological Thoughts on the Organization of Workshop Labour in Ceramic Production
Chapter 8 Constructing Occupational Identities in theRoman World
A Critical Analysis
Mint Workers in the LaterRoman Empire
The Socioeconomic Identity of Roman Skilled Workers First Century BCThird Century AD
Different Interplays between the Social and the Cultural
Chapter 9 Guilds and the Organisation of Urban Populations During the Principate
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