Imperial mines and quarries in the Roman world organizational aspects, 27 BC - AD 235 / Alfred Michael Hirt

Author(s): Hirt, Alfred Michael, 1971-
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Subjects: Quarries and quarrying--Rome
Quarries and quarrying--Rome--Management
Mineral industries--Rome
Mineral industries--Rome--Management
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
Series: Oxford classical monographs
Oxford classical monographs
LC Classification: T, TN
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 551 p.) : ill., maps, plans
Alternate Titles: Print version: Hirt, Alfred Michael, 1971- Imperial mines and quarries in the Roman world. (OCoLC)430842419 Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010 9780199572878
Additional Authors: Oxford University Press
Notes: ISBN: 9780191573422 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 0191573426 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 9780199572878
ISBN: 0199572879
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [446]-483) and indexes
Contents: Geological constraints and organizational implications -- Mining and quarrying districts -- Imperial officials and extractive operations -- The Roman army and imperial extractive operations -- Imperial officials and the allocation of responsibilities -- Private partners to imperial operations : occupatores/coloni and conductores -- The emperor and imperial extractive operations -- Imperial mining and quarrying administration : a conclusion
The control over marble and metal resources was of major importance to the Roman Empire. Alfred Hirt's comprehensive study defines the organizational outlines and the internal structures of the mining and quarrying ventures under imperial control
Description based on print version record
OCLC Number: 649831353
ISBN/ISSN: 9780191573422