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By Neville Morley

ISBN-10: 0745328695

ISBN-13: 9780745328690

ISBN-10: 0745328709

ISBN-13: 9780745328706

A millennium and a part after the top of the interval of its unquestioned dominance, Rome is still an important presence in western tradition. This e-book explores what the empire intended to its subjects.

The inspiration of Rome has lengthy outlived the actual empire that gave it shape, and now holds sway over tremendously extra humans and a miles better geographical quarter than the Romans ever governed. It maintains to form our figuring out of the character of imperialism, and therefore, even though subtly, to steer the workings of the area. in contrast to so much works on Roman heritage, this booklet doesn't provide a simplistic narrative, with army triumph via decline and fall. as a substitute, it analyses the origins and nature of Roman imperialism, its monetary, social and cultural impression at the areas it conquered, and its carrying on with effect in discussions and debates approximately glossy imperialism.

Elegantly written, this e-book is ideal for college students of classics and historical heritage who are looking to see one other part of the Roman empire.

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