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    DescriptionThe Roman period marks the point at which the past of the British Isles starts to be approachable through substantial written sources as well as archaeology. Recent archaeological and documentary discoveries of major importance - and advances in the ways in which this evidence is analysed - make this an appropriate time to reconsider Roman Britain. This book distils the mass of new knowledge, setting the principal themes within a chronological framework. The team of contributing authors, which includes some of those most closely involved in discovery and analysis, applies both imagination and common sense to their subject. This book provides a lively picture of current knowledge and opinion about the Roman era in the history of the British Isles at this particularly exciting point in the evolution of the subject.


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    Title
    The Roman Era
    Subtitle
    The British Isles, 55 BC-AD 410
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Peter Salway
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 310
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 381 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780198731948
    ISBN 10: 0198731949
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    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: 1DB
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    BIC subject category V2: HDDK
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15530
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    DC21: 936.104
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 936.104
    BIC subject category V2: 1DB
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 936.1/04
    LC classification: DA145 .R735 2001
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC, NKD
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    18pp maps; 12 halftones and numerous line drawings
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    04 April 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Peter Salway, All Souls College, Oxford, Emeritus Professor, The Open University. He is author of 'A History of Roman Britain' (OUP, 1997), 'The Oxford History of England: Roman Britain' (OUP, 1990), and 'The Oxford Illustrated History of Roman Britain' (OUP, 1993).
    Table of contents
    Introduction ; 1. The transformation of Britain from 55BC to AD60 ; 2. A second start: from the defeat of Boudicca to the third century ; 3. The fourth century and beyond ; 4. Culture and social relations in the Roman Province ; 5. The human impact of man on the landscape ; 6. The imperial frontier and beyond ; Conclusion ; Further reading ; Chronology ; List of Emporers ; Index