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    DescriptionDespite intermittent turbulence and destruction, much of the Roman West came under barbarian control in an orderly fashion. Goths, Burgundians, and other aliens were accommodated within the provinces without disrupting the settled population or overturning the patterns of landownership. Walter Goffart examines these arrangements and shows that they were based on the procedures of Roman taxation, rather than on those of military billeting (the so-called hospitalitas system), as has long been thought. Resident proprietors could be left in undisturbed possession of their lands because the proceeds of taxation,rather than land itself, were awarded to the barbarian troops and their leaders.


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    Title
    Barbarians and Romans, A.D. 418-584
    Subtitle
    The Techniques of Accommodation
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Walter Goffart, Edited by Carl Erdmann
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 296
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780691102313
    ISBN 10: 0691102317
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1D
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    DC20: 940.12
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    B&T Approval Code: A14203000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS010000, HIS002020
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 940.1
    BIC subject category V2: 1D
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 940.1/2
    LC classification: DG319 .G63
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DG319.G63
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NHDJ, NHDA
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Princeton University Press
    Imprint name
    Princeton University Press
    Publication date
    21 October 1987
    Publication City/Country
    New Jersey
    Review quote
    "A wholly new interpretation... Professor Goffart argues his case clearly, forcefully, and at length. He has the ancient sources at his fingertips."--E. A. Thompson, Times Literary Supplement