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Author Hoyer, Daniel, 1982- author.

Title Money, culture, and well-being in Rome's economic development, 0-275 CE / by Daniel Hoyer.

Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018]


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Description 1 online resource (229 pages) : illustrastions.
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Series Mnemosyne supplements. history and archaeology of classical antiquity ; Volume 412
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum. History and archaeology of classical antiquity ; Volume 412.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: approaching the imperial Roman economy -- Central aims of the book -- Who will read this? target audiences -- Lingering questions about imperial Rome -- The many faces of Roman economic history -- From fine-grained to 'big picture': methods and treatment of the evidence -- The contribution of modern thinking to ancient problems -- Book organization -- Terms and definitions -- The gift that kept on giving: perpetual endowments and the role of prosociality in rome's economic development -- The evolution of prosocial traits from the early days of Rome -- Prosociality, charity, and social capital: how elite benefaction came to be -- Perpetual foundations: the gift that kept on giving -- What lies under the epiphenomena? -- Investing in the Roman economy: material evidence for economic development -- Benefactions as wealth generators -- Investment opportunities in the Roman economy -- Money in the Roman economy: the numismatic evidence -- Supplying the demand: coinage, monetization, and market development -- Aligning public and private interests: public building, private money, and urban development -- Public needs and private incentives -- Rome: a world of cities -- Public building in the cities of roman africa: a case study -- Urbanization and the development of the non-agrarian sectors -- The surprisingly short reach of the roman state -- The public deeds of private citizens -- Aligning interests -- Measuring economic performance beyond gdp: economic growth, income inequality, and roman living standards -- Real growth in the pre-modern world? debates, controversies, and confusion in roman economic history -- Proxy evidence: extrapolation or hypothesis testing? -- Rome's 99%: economic capacity and the distribution of wealth -- Sharing the spoils of success: increasing living standards with public goods -- Collective action and prosociality in the creation of public goods -- From prosociality to civil strife: conflict, stagnation, and growing regional divides in the third century ce -- An overview of the 'crises' of the third century -- What really happened after 235 CE? -- Money, investment, and markets -- Production and exchange -- The end of Roman prosociality? -- Conclusion: Rome's place in a global history of development.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Rome -- Economic conditions -- 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hoyer, Daniel, 1982- Money, culture, and well-being in Rome's economic development, 0-275 CE. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, c2018 229 pages Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum. History and archaeology of classical antiquity ; Volume 412. 9789004358270 (DLC) 2017061266
ISBN 9789004358270
9789004358287 (e-book)

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