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Classics 101-6: Ancient Roman Economy (Terpstra): Some quick questions

Some quick questions

Which would be a scholarly source?
An article in the New York Times: 0 votes (0%)
An article in the Journal of Roman Studies.: 27 votes (60%)
A Wikipedia entry: 0 votes (0%)
1 and 2: 18 votes (40%)
2 and 3: 0 votes (0%)
1 and 3: 0 votes (0%)
All of the above: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 45
Where might you go to find some general background on the Amphora and what it was used for in Ancient Rome?
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Greece and Rome: 3 votes (10.34%)
An article in the Journal of Roman Studies: 3 votes (10.34%)
Both of the above.: 23 votes (79.31%)
Total Votes: 29
Which of these citations is for a journal article?
Peacock, David P. S., and David Williams. Amphorae and the Roman Economy: An Introductory Guide. London and New York: Longman, 1986.: 2 votes (6.06%)
Ballard, Robert D., Lawrence E. Stager, Daniel Master, Dana Yoerger, David Mindell, Louis L. Whitcomb, Hanumant Singh, and Dennis Piechota. “Iron Age Shipwrecks in Deep Water off Ashkelon, Israel.” American Journal of Archaeology 106 (2002): 151–168.: 16 votes (48.48%)
Dupont, Pierre. “Archaic East Greek Trade Amphoras.” In East Greek Pottery, by Robert M. Cook and Pierre Dupont, pp. 142–192. London: Routledge, 1998: 2 votes (6.06%)
1 and 2: 0 votes (0%)
2 and 3: 8 votes (24.24%)
1 and 3: 2 votes (6.06%)
All of them: 3 votes (9.09%)
None of them: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 33
You're starting research on the role of money in the ancient Roman economy, using "Rome" and "money" as keywords. In searching NUCat, you locate the following two books. Which might be most appropriate?
Scheidel, Walter. The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Economy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.: 11 votes (61.11%)
Butcher, Kevin, Matthew Ponting, Jane Evans, Vanessa. Pashley, and Christopher. Somerfield. The Metallurgy of Roman Silver Coinage : From the Reform of Nero to the Reform of Trajan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014..: 7 votes (38.89%)
Total Votes: 18