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The Roads of Roman Italy: Mobility and Cultural Change
     

The Roads of Roman Italy: Mobility and Cultural Change

by Ray Laurence
 

The Roads of Roman Italy offers a complete re-evaluation of both the evidence and the interpretation of Roman land transport. The book utilises archaeological, epigraphic and literary evidence for Roman communications, drawing on recent approaches to the human landscape developed by geographers. Among the topics considered are:
* the relationship

Overview

The Roads of Roman Italy offers a complete re-evaluation of both the evidence and the interpretation of Roman land transport. The book utilises archaeological, epigraphic and literary evidence for Roman communications, drawing on recent approaches to the human landscape developed by geographers. Among the topics considered are:
* the relationship between the road and the human landscape
* the administration and maintenance of the road system
* the role of roads as imperial monuments
* the economics of road construction and urban development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415620062
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/07/2011
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.50(d)

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