The Roman Empire : roots of imperialism /

The idea of Rome has long outlived the physical empire that gave it form. It continues to shape our understanding of the nature of imperialism, and thus, however subtly, to influence the workings of the world. Unlike most works on Roman history, this book does not offer a simplistic narrative, with...

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Main Author: Morley, Neville (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : Pluto Press, 2010.
Series:Roots of imperialism.
Online Access:Available via JSTOR
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : 'Empire without end'
  • 'Carthage must be destroyed' : the dynamics of Roman imperialism
  • 'They make a desert and call it peace' : the nature of Roman rule
  • 'The emporium of the world' : the economic impact of empire
  • 'They call it "civilisation"' : the dynamics of cultural change
  • Envoi : 'decline and fall'.