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Author Golden, Gregory K.

Title Crisis management during the Roman Republic : the role of political institutions in emergencies / Gregory K. Golden, Rhode Island College
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge Univesity Press, 2013
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Contents Prologue : the winter of discontent -- Crisis and the sources for crisis and governmental responses -- The Roman dictator -- States of emergency : the Tumultus declaration -- States of emergency : the Iustitium edict -- The Senatus consultum ultimum -- Crises resolved by other means -- The winter of discontent and the summer which led to a fall -- The evolution of crisis response during the Roman Republic -- Final thoughts
Summary This book provides a detailed examination of internal and external crises in the Roman Republic, illuminating the inner workings of the Republic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Caesar, Julius -- Assassination.
Gracchus, Gaius Sempronius, 154 B.C.-121 B.C. -- Assassination.
Gracchus, Tiberius Sempronius -- Assassination.
Crisis management in government -- Rome.
Punic War, 2nd, 218-201 B.C.
Rome -- History -- Conspiracy of Catiline, 65-62 B.C.
Rome -- History -- Mithridatic Wars, 88-63 B.C.
Rome -- Politics and government -- 265-30 B.C.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1107055903 (electronic bk.)
113950746X (electronic bk.)
9781107055902 (electronic bk.)
9781139507462 (electronic bk.)