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  A History of Roman Britain
History of Roman Britain


 
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Media: BOOK - paperback, 448 pages
Author: P. Salway
Year: 2001
Other Data: maps, chronology, further reading, index
ISBN: 0192801384

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From the invasions of Julius Caesar to the unexpected end of Roman rule in the early fifth century AD and the subsequent collapse of society in Britain, this is the most authoritative and comprehensive account of Roman Britain ever published for the general reader. Peter Salway's book takes into account the latest research, including exciting discoveries of recent years, and will be welcomed by anyone interested in the history of Roman Britain.

Contents:
List of Maps

Part 1. The First Roman Contacts
1. The British Background
2. The Expeditions of Caesar
3. From Caesar to Claudius

Part 2. The Roman Conquest
4. The Claudian Invasions
5. Resistance and Revolt
6. Recovery and Advance
7. Hadrianic Britain
8. The Antonine Frontier

Part 3. Imperial Crisis and Recovery
9. Marcus Aurelius and Commodus
10. Civil War and its Aftermath
11. From Caracalla to Diocletian
12. The Tetarchy
13. Constantine the Great
14. The Middle of the Fourth Century
15. The Restoration of Order

Part 4. The End of Roman Britain
16. The Collapse of Imperial Rule in Britain
17. Postscript to Roman Britain

Part 5. Britain Under Roman Rule
18. The Assimilation of Britain
19. The Historical Geography of Roman Britain
20. Town and Country
21. The Economy
22. Religion and Society

Further Reading
Chronology
List of Roman Emperors
Index

Review:
this is a book that will surely stand the test of time - Times Literary Supplement

superbly readable ... splendid witness tot eh vivacity and accessibility of the latest work on this exciting period - Sunday Telegraph


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