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Monday, March 18, 2013
A Good Sentence on Rome
"There were customs duties, credit mechanisms and even the odd 'pop-up'
shop for merchandise that had fallen off the back of a chariot…." from Brad DeLong, quoting from a piece describing the variety of markets in ancient Rome.