Leisure and Ancient Rome / Edition 1

Leisure and Ancient Rome / Edition 1

by J. P. Toner, Toner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745621988

ISBN-13: 9780745621982

Pub. Date: 10/23/1998

Publisher: Wiley

In this book Toner offers a new way of looking at Roman society at all levels, not just among the elite, by examining the imperial games and the baths as well as gambling, the taverns, theatre and carnivals.  See more details below

Overview

In this book Toner offers a new way of looking at Roman society at all levels, not just among the elite, by examining the imperial games and the baths as well as gambling, the taverns, theatre and carnivals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745621982
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/23/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Plates.

Preface.

Texts and Abbreviations.

1. History, Leisure, and Ancient Rome.

2. Leisure.

3. Definitions.

4. Leisure and Otium. .

5. Blood, Swea, and Charioteers: The Imperial Games.

6. The Baths.

7. Goodbye to Gravitas: Popular Culture and Leisure.

8. Gambling.

9. Sex and the Problematization of Leisure.

10. Leisure and the Dialectic of Rome.

11. Epilogue: History, Historicism and Relativism.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index.

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