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    DescriptionRoman Britain: A Sourcebook has established itself as the only comprehensive collection of source material on the subject. It incorporates literary, numismatic and epigraphic evidence for the history of Britain under Roman rule, as well as translations of major literary sources. This new edition includes not only recently discovered material, but also the texts of Caesar's commentaries on his expeditions to Britain in 55 and 54 BC, as well as relevant sections of Tacitus' biography of his father-in-law, former governor of Britain. The inclusion of these pivotal texts, which provide the most detailed account of the Romans campaigns in Britain, significantly underlies the volume's usefulness to all students of Roman Britain. Though most of the material is arranged chronologically, there are also thematic sections on geography, religion and social and economic activity. Each section is prefaced by an introductory note, and the inclusion of illustrations and maps enhances the attractiveness of this updated collection as a teaching tool and a work of reference.


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    Title
    Roman Britain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stanley Ireland
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 589 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415471770
    ISBN 10: 041547177X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    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
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.7T
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BIC subject category V2: HDDK
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020, HIS002000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 936.104
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
    DC22: 936.2/04, 936.204
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: DA145 .I84 2008
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC, NKD
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    University of Warwick
    Table of contents
    Part 1: The Geography and People of Britain 1. The Earliest Contacts 2. The Roman Period Part 2: The Political and Military History 3. The Invasions of Caesar 4. Caesar to Claudius 5. The Claudian Invasion 6. Expansion of the Province and Rebellion 7. Tumult and Expansion 8. Withdrawal and Consolidation 9. The Hadrianic and Antonine Frontiers 10. Albinus and the Severan Dynasty 11. Usurpation and Recovery 12. Reorganisation and the Dynasty of Constantius 13. Danger, Decline and Collapse Part 3: Religion, Government, Commerce and Society 14. Religion 15.Government, Commerce and Society. Notes. Bibliography. Index of Literary Sources. Index of Inscriptions. General Index