A Companion to Roman Britain

A Companion to Roman Britain

by Malcolm Todd
     
 

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This major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain spans the period from the first century BC to the fifth century AD.

  • Major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain
  • Brings together specialists to provide an overview of recent debates about this period
  • Exceptionally broad coverage, embracing

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This major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain spans the period from the first century BC to the fifth century AD.

  • Major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain
  • Brings together specialists to provide an overview of recent debates about this period
  • Exceptionally broad coverage, embracing political, economic, cultural and religious life
  • Focuses on changes in Roman Britain from the first century BC to the fifth century AD
  • Includes pioneering studies of the human population and animal resources of the island.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This volume is an invaluable source of current research into marginal areas not often covered by other books on Roman Britain. The essays are well written, concise and take the reader straight to the heart of the matter. This volume is an excellent addition to the existing volumes in the Blackwell Companions to British History series." Reference Reviews

"The authors are leading researchers and their individual statements all contain a wealth of information and interpretation which will make the Companion a useful resource." Britannia

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405156813
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/06/2007
Series:
Blackwell Companions to British History Series, #12
Pages:
530
Product dimensions:
6.82(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.86(d)

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
"This volume is an invaluable source of current research into marginal areas not often covered by other books on Roman Britain. The essays are well written, concise and take the reader straight to the heart of the matter. This volume is an excellent addition to the existing volumes in the Blackwell Companions to British History series." Reference Reviews

"The authors are leading researchers and their individual statements all contain a wealth of information and interpretation which will make the Companion a useful resource." Britannia

Meet the Author

Malcolm Todd is an archaeologist and ancient historian. He has held chairs in the universities of Exeter and Durham, Visiting Fellowships at All Souls College and Brasenose College, Oxford, and a Senior Research Fellowship of the British Academy and the Leverhulme Trust. He is the author of books on the Roman West and the early Germanic peoples, including The Early Germans (second edition, Blackwell, 2004), Migrants and Invaders (2001) and Roman Britain (third edition, Blackwell, 1999). He retired as Principal of Trevelyan College, Durham, in 2000.

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