Table of contents for The Roman bazaar : a comparative study of trade and markets in a tributary empire / Peter Fibiger Bang.

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Prolegomena; Part I. The Roman Empire and the Comparative Study of Pre-Industrial Society: 1. Beyond the ancient economy? Trade in the Roman empire and the problem of comparative history; 2. An agrarian empire between market and tribute - situating interregional trade in the Roman empire; Part II. Imperial Bazaar: 3. A rough trading world - opaque, volatile and discontinuously connected markets; 4. A thin line - portorium, protection and predation; 5. Community - cult, courts, credit and collaboration in the bazaar; Epilegomena: taking stock - the world of goods.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Bazaars (Markets) -- Italy -- Rome -- History.
Rome (Italy) -- Commerce -- History.
Rome (Italy) -- Economic conditions.