Slavery and Society at Rome / Edition 1

Slavery and Society at Rome / Edition 1

by Keith Bradley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521378877

ISBN-13: 9780521378871

Pub. Date: 11/25/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is about the life of the slave in classical Roman society and the importance of the institution of slavery in Roman civilization generally. Its main purpose is to communicate, particularly to an undergraduate audience, the harshness of the institution, and to convey what the experience of being a slave at Rome was like from a slave's point of view. The…  See more details below

Overview

This book is about the life of the slave in classical Roman society and the importance of the institution of slavery in Roman civilization generally. Its main purpose is to communicate, particularly to an undergraduate audience, the harshness of the institution, and to convey what the experience of being a slave at Rome was like from a slave's point of view. The book's importance lies in the fact that it deals with a subject of great interest and is the only comprehensive treatment of Roman slavery currently available.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521378871
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/25/1994
Series:
Key Themes in Ancient History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

1. Confronting slavery at Rome; 2. The slave society of Rome; 3. The Roman slave supply; 4. Slave labour; 5. Quality of life; 6. Resisting slavery; 7. Change and continuity; 8. Slavery and progress; 9. To be a slave; Bibliographical essay; List of works cited; Index.

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