Oxbow Advent Calendar 2022 – Day 23

Coinage & Economy

You’re one step close to riches and wealth with Day 23 of our Oxbow Advent as these books are all about ancient coins and markets!

Use code ADVENT23 when shopping at Casemate Academic to get 50% off these five books. This code is valid for today only, offer ending midnight.

Silk Roads

From Local Realities to Global Narratives

Jeffrey D. Lerner, Yaohua Shi

The volume emphasizes exchange and transformation along the Silk Roads, highlighting the multiplicity of networks that constituted the Silk Roads, and approaches to the Silk Roads from Antiquity to China’s One Belt One Road Initiative from Afro-Eurasia to the Americas.



312 Pages


Manipulation of Coin Standards in Pre-Modern Monetary Systems

Kevin Butcher

The debasement of coinage, particularly of silver, was a common feature of pre-modern monetary systems. Most coinages were issued by state authorities and the condition of a coinage is often seen (rightly or wrongly) as an indicator of the broader fiscal health of the state that produced it.



240 Pages

Iron Age and Roman Coin Hoards in Britain

Roger Bland, Adrian Chadwick, Eleanor Ghey, Colin Haselgrove, David Mattingly

Iron Age and Roman Coin Hoards in Britain is a major new evaluation and analysis, presenting a comprehensive survey of over 3260 coin hoards, their dates, contexts, mode of deposition, associations, and regional patterning. It is vital reading for anyone interested in coinage of the period.



384 Pages

The Wealth of England

The Medieval Wool trade and Its Political Importance 1100–1600

Susan Rose

Susan Rose presents a fascinating new exposition on the role of the wool trade in the economy and political history of medieval England. She shows how this simple product created wealth and status among men of hugely varying backgrounds, transformed market towns both economically and in architectural terms and contributed to fundamental social and



240 Pages

Market as Place and Space of Economic Exchange

Perspectives from Archaeology and Anthropology

Hans Peter Hahn, Geraldine Schmitz

Market as Place and Space takes as its theme the concept, development, structure, and economic implications of the market as both a physical and social structure. It takes a theoretical approach to exploring the nature and varying significance of products selected for immediate sale in the physical market place and commodities traded over longer di



256 Pages