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Publicans and Sinners - Private Enterprise in the Service of the Roman Republic

By: Badian, E.

Price: NZ$63.00

Publisher: Dunedin, University of Otago Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20585

ISBN: 063114210X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


No signatures. No tears in dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 170 pages. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 213 x 134mm. The author became a professor at Harvard University. This book is based on lectures given at the University of Otago in 1969. A "compact but comprehensive study of the role, during the Roman Republic, of the publicani who may be variously described as capitalists, contractors, revenue collectors, entrepreneurs, or simply 'big business'." View more info