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Published: 22 March 2018

322 Pages | 84 illustrations


ISBN: 9780198769934

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The Roman Retail Revolution

The Socio-Economic World of the Taberna

Steven J. R. Ellis

  • Draws on new and important research and data from recent excavations at Pompeii and an extensive field-survey of the retail landscapes of over a hundred Roman cities
  • Focuses on retailing, and food and drink outlets in particular, as an area of Roman urbanism that was integral to society
  • Integrates a focus on retail with broader studies of urbanization, situating the study within wider fields of scholarly interest