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Author Boatwright, Mary Taliaferro.

Title The Romans : from village to empire / Mary T. Boatwright, Daniel J. Gargola and Richard J.A. Talbert
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 516 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Early Italy -- Rome's first centuries -- Rome and Italy in the fourth century -- The beginnings of a Mediterranean empire -- Italy and empire -- Italy threatened, enfranchised, divided -- The domination of Sulla and its legacy -- End of the republic: Caesar's dictatorship -- Augustus and the transformation of the Roman World -- The early principate (A.D. 14-69): the Julio-Claudians, the Civil War of 68-69, and life in the early empire -- Institutionalization of the principate: military expansion and its limits, the empire and the provinces (69-138) -- Italy and the provinces: civil and military affairs (138-235) -- The third century, the dominate, and Constantine
Summary Introduces ancient Rome offering a concise understanding of its political, social, and cultural history. This book traces Rome's remarkable evolution from monarchy, to republic, to one-man rule by an emperor whose power stretched from Scotland to Iraq, and far up the Nile valley
Analysis Rome - History
Notes "A history of ancient Rome from earliest times to Constantine"--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Rome -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Gargola, Daniel J.
Talbert, Richard J. A., 1947-
LC no. 2003053670
ISBN 0195184009 (electronic bk.)
0198027974 (electronic bk.)
1602562652 (electronic bk.)
9780195184006 (electronic bk.)
9780198027973 (electronic bk.)
9781602562653 (electronic bk.)