Rome's Eastern Trade: International Commerce and Imperial Policy 31 BC - AD 305, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Rome's Eastern Trade

International Commerce and Imperial Policy 31 BC - AD 305, 1st Edition

By Gary K. Young

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320 pages

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Utilising new archaeological research, the author questions the traditionally held view that the imperial government had a strong political interest in eastern trade. Instead, he argues that their primary motivation was the tax income.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS002000
HISTORY / Ancient / General