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    Description'One could not ask for a more meticulous or scholarly assessment of what Britain meant to the Romans, or Rome to Britons, than Peter Salway's Monumental Study' Frederick Raphael, Sunday Times 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 book is the most authoritative and comprehensive account of Roman Britain ever published for the general reader. Peter Salway's narrative takes into account the latest research including exciting discoveries of recent years, and will be welcomed by anyone interested in Roman Britain.

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    A History of Roman Britain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter Salway
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 608
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 389 g
    ISBN 13: 9780192801388
    ISBN 10: 0192801384

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    DC21: 936.104
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Illustrations note
    line drawings, maps
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford Paperbacks
    Publication date
    31 May 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Peter Salway, formerly a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, and subsequently of All Souls College, Oxford, is an Emeritus Professor of the Open University and Chairman of the Oxford Archaeological Unit. Roman Britain (Vol. I of the Oxford History of England, hbk 1981, pbk 1984). He was a contributor to K.O. Morgan (ed.): The Oxford Illustrated History of Great Britain (hbk 1984, pbk 1986), C. Haigh (ed.): The Cambridge Historical Encyclopaedia of Great Britain and Ireland (CUP, 1985), and B. Ford (ed.): The Cambridge Guide to the Arts in Britain (CUP, 1988). He has also written reviews for the TLS and the THES, and has appeared in television and radio broadcasts.
    Review quote
    There will be new discoveries; but this is a book that will surely stand the test of time. TLS
    Table of contents
    I. The First Roman Contacts ; II. The Roman Conquest ; III. Imperial Crisis and Recovery ; IV. The End of Roman Britain ; V. Britain Under Roman Rule ; Further Reading ; List of Roman Emperors ; Index