Finally! A Roman perspective on “retail therapy”

An important addition to the study of modern culture from the perspective of the past.

All those interested in a longue durée perspective on “retail therapy” can now get an idea on what happened in the Roman period:

C. Holleran, Shopping in Ancient Rome: The Retail Trade in the Late Republic and the Principate.   Oxford; New York:  Oxford University Press, 2012.

Always something new to learn…