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Peoples of the Roman World - Cambridge Introduction to Roman Civilization (Hardback)
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Peoples of the Roman World - Cambridge Introduction to Roman Civilization (Hardback)

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Hardback 260 Pages / Published: 13/02/2012
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In this highly-illustrated book, Mary T. Boatwright examines five of the peoples incorporated into the Roman world from the Republican through the Imperial periods: northerners, Greeks, Egyptians, Jews and Christians. She explores the tension between assimilation and distinctiveness in the Roman world over time, as well as the changes effected in Rome by its multicultural nature. Underlining the fundamental importance of diversity in Rome's self-identity, the book explores Roman tolerance of difference and community as the Romans expanded and consolidated their power and incorporated other peoples into their empire. Peoples of the Roman World provides an accessible account of Rome's social, cultural, religious and political history, exploring the rich literary, documentary and visual evidence for these peoples and Rome's reactions to them.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521840620
Number of pages: 260
Weight: 600 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 16 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'... there is no other book that might plausibly be used to introduce this topic to an undergraduate audience and as such it is likely to be widely influential as a textbook... this short book is an exceptional achievement.' Bryn Mawr Classical Review
"... there is no other book that might plausibly be used to introduce this topic to an undergraduate audience and as such it is likely to be widely influential as a textbook... this short book is an exceptional achievement." Bryn Mawr Classical Review

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