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    DescriptionThis is the second edition of a popular and successful sourcebook on Roman social history. The selections, all in English translations prepared by the author, are drawn from a wide array of documents - letters, manuals, recipes, graffiti, and inscriptions as well as literary sources - and together they offer a fascinating glimpse into family life, housing, entertainment, health, education, religion, and other important topics. This is a unique introduction to Roman culture, appropriate for courses in ancient Roman history and for general readers interested in ancient history. For the new edition, new selections have been added and bibliographical material has been updated.

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    As the Romans Did
    A Sourcebook in Roman Social History
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jo-Ann Shelton
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 748 g
    ISBN 13: 9780195089745
    ISBN 10: 019508974X

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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
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    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
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    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Publication date
    11 December 1997
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Jo-Ann Shelton is Professor of Classics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the author of several books and articles on the social and cultural history of Rome in the early imperial period, including Hercules Furens: The Madness of Hercules (1991).
    Review quote
    [on the first edition] "This is the finest work of its kind. It is comprehensive and readable. The selections are appropriate and her introductions to them are excellent. I will highly recommend it to everyone interested in an orientation to the Roman world."-Ronald L. Tyler, Pepperdine University