Beyond Modernism and Primitivism: an alternative point of view on the Roman economy.
Beyond Modernism and Primitivism delves into the debate between modernists and primitivists regarding the nature of the Roman economic system. How well - developed was the Roman economic system? Did they have a simple consumption based economy or did they have knowledge of economic processes, knowledge they used to increase profits and productivity in a way comparable to our modern economic system? By analysing ancient source material and evidence this is the question that this paper tries to answer.
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