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    DescriptionThis incisive study charts the history of the Roman province of Britannia from the conquest of the first century AD through its heyday in the fourth century to the end of the Roman administration in the early fifth century. Drawing upon the latest historical and archeological evidence, Malcolm Todd outlines the new developments in law, agriculture, urbanization, coinage, manufacturing industry, and architecture which the Romans instigated in Britain.Malcolm Todd demonstrates that despite the powerful effects of the Anglo-Saxon settlement, the Roman legacy played a vital part in the development of medieval and modern Britain.The new third edition includes a rewritten final chapter and updates throughout taking account of recent scholarship.


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    Title
    Roman Britain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Malcolm Todd
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 404 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780631214649
    ISBN 10: 063121464X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK, 1QDAR
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 936.104
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK, 1QDAR
    DC22: 936.2/04
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 936.204
    LC classification: DA145 .T63 1999
    Thema V1.0: NHD
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    BLACKWELL PUBLISHERS
    Publication date
    09 June 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Malcolm Todd is Professor Emeritus at the University of Durham. He has been a Visiting Fellow at All Souls and Brasenose Colleges, Oxford and also Visiting Professor at the University of New York. He was previously a Senior Research fellow of the British Academy, and Editor of the journal "Britannia."
    Review quote
    Review of the Previous Edition: "Malcolm Todd has written a very readable short history, with the needs of students in mind. For a concise account of the events and developments during the four centuries of Roman Britain, this book will be found both useful and stimulating." Times Literary Supplement
    Back cover copy
    This incisive study charts the history of the Roman province of Britannia from the conquest of the first century AD through its heyday in the fourth century to the end of the Roman administration in the early fifth century. Drawing upon the latest historical and archeological evidence, Malcolm Todd outlines the new developments in law, agriculture, urbanization, coinage, manufacturing industry, and architecture which the Romans instigated in Britain. Malcolm Todd demonstrates that despite the powerful effects of the Anglo-Saxon settlement, the Roman legacy played a vital part in the development of medieval and modern Britain. The new third edition includes a rewritten final chapter and updates throughout taking account of recent scholarship.
    Table of contents
    Preface to the Third Edition. Preface to the Second Edition. Preface. 1. Discovery and the First Invasions. 2. Britain and the Britons. 3. The Claudian Triumph. 4. The Conquest of Lowland Britain. 5. Revolt and Conquest Renewed. 6. Britannia Perdomita. 7. The Frontier-Builders. 8. Propagator Imperii. 9. The Long Peace. 10. The Fourth-Century Diocese. 11. Nostro Diducta Britannia Mundo. Notes, Bibliographies and Ancient Sources. General Bibliography.