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Becoming Roman: The Origins of Provincial Civilization in Gaul / Edition 1
     

Becoming Roman: The Origins of Provincial Civilization in Gaul / Edition 1

by Woolf Greg, Greg Woolf
 

ISBN-10: 0521789826

ISBN-13: 9780521789820

Pub. Date: 02/28/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book studies the processes conventionally termed "Romanization" through an analysis of the experience of Roman rule over the Gallic province of the empire in the period 200 BC-AD 300. It examines how and why Gallo-Roman civilization emerged from the confrontation between the iron-age cultures of Gaul and the civilization we call classical. It develops an

Overview

This book studies the processes conventionally termed "Romanization" through an analysis of the experience of Roman rule over the Gallic province of the empire in the period 200 BC-AD 300. It examines how and why Gallo-Roman civilization emerged from the confrontation between the iron-age cultures of Gaul and the civilization we call classical. It develops an original synthesis and argument that will form a bridge between the disciplines of classics and archaeology and will be of interest to all students of cultural change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521789820
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
316
Sales rank:
1,174,342
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

1. On Romanization; 2. Roman power and the Gauls; 3. The civilising ethos; 4. Mapping cultural change; 5. Urbanising the Gauls; 6. The culture of the countryside; 7. Consuming Rome; 8. Keeping faith? 9. Being Roman in Gaul.

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