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

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

by Peter Salway
ISBN-10:
0198731949
ISBN-13:
9780198731948
Pub. Date:
01/28/2002
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA

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Overview

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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198731948
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Series: Short Oxford History of the British Isles Series
Edition description: New Edition
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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