Rethinking Classical Indo-Roman Trade: Political Economy of Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Relations.

Rethinking Classical Indo-Roman Trade: Political Economy of Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Relations

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  • ISBN 10: 019946085x
  • ISBN 13: 9780199460854


Overview

The book is a rethinking of the classical eastern Mediterranean overseas exchange relations with the Indian sub-continent. Characterizing the nature of exchanges in detail against extant sources and theories, the book maintains that the expression, 'Indo-Roman trade' is a misnomer in historiography. It argues that the chieftains and merchants in the sub-continent had neither institutional nor technological means to indulge in contemporary overseas trade, a heavilydocument based enterprise. It was not

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Language: en_US
  • Edition: Illustrated
  • Dimensions: Height: 5.8 Inches, Length: 8.8 Inches, Weight: 1.13758527192 Pounds, Width: 1.2 Inches
  • Pages: 336
  • Date Published: 2015-12-17T00:00:01Z
  • Authors: Gurukkal, Rajan