The Roman Era: The British Isles: 55 BC-AD 410 / Edition 1

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Overview

The Roman period is where the past of the British Isles is first revealed through substantial written sources as well as archeology. This book distils recent archeological and documentary discoveries and advances in an accessible, concise manner for anyone interested in finding out more about the Roman Era. A number of key themes are discussed within a chronological framework. The book features chapters contributed by a team of scholars amongst those most closely involved with discovery and analysis.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198731948
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Series: Short Oxford History of the British Isles Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 314
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 5.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Provisional contents Introduction, P. Salway
A Second Start: from the defeat of Boudicca to the third century, M.G. Fulford
Rome and the Periphery, D. J. Breeze
The transformation of Britain: from 55BC to AD60 (Julius Caesar to Boudicca), T.W. Potter
The impact of man on the environment, D. Miles
From the Third Century to the End of Roman Britain, P.J. Casey
History of ideas, J. Huskinson
Conclusion, P. Salway

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