The Logistics of the Roman Grain Trade: Details and Implications

IE code:
AH1-002-I
Language:   English
Format:  
PDF
Nr. Of Pages:
18
Type of publication:
Case Study

Description

Goes over the logistics of the Roman grain trade in a language that is accessible to the non-specialist. It explains how grain was transported across the Roman Empire and covers the challenges of doing this. It also explains who the key people were who played a role in the grain trade and how it was financed. It is intended to uncover many of the managerial difficulties implied in such a task back then and what it means for management nowadays.