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    DescriptionRome's stunning rise to mastery of the ancient Mediterranean Nathan Rosenstein charts Rome's incredible journey and command of the Mediterranean over the course of the third and second centuries BC. He describes the Republic's great wars - against Pyrrhus, Carthage and Hannibal, and the kings of Macedon and Syria - as well as its subjugation of Gallic northern Italy and Spain. This book reveals why and shows how Rome engaged in war so frequently; it highlights the secret of Rome's extraordinary military success and the significant impact on both Italy and Rome. Key features: " Explains the political dynamics of the Republican aristocracy and the economic and demographic foundations of Roman power " Demonstrates how it integrated many thousands of citizens across the whole of central Italy into a single body politic " Analyses the operation of the Roman army on campaign and in combat Keywords: Rome, Pyrrhus, Middle Republic, Heraclea, Asculum, Beneventum, Maleventum, First Punic War, Second Punic War, Hannibalic War, Trasimene


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    Title
    Rome and the Mediterranean 290 to 146 BC
    Subtitle
    The Imperial Republic
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nathan Rosenstein
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780748623211
    ISBN 10: 0748623213
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QRM
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 22
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC classification: DG
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    Abridged Dewey: 937
    DC22: 937.04
    DC23: 937.02
    Ingram Theme: INDS/CLASSI
    BISAC region code: 1.5.0.0.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3C
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAR, 1QRM
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    22 black & white illustrations, 4 black & white tables, 6 maps, 26 b&w illustrations, 4 tables and 6 maps
    Publisher
    EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    30 April 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Edinburgh
    Author Information
    Professor of History, Ohio State University
    Review quote
    "Nathan Rosenstein's book provides an authoritative and accessible account of the Roman Republic's acquisition of Mediterranean-wide empire, combining a vivid narrative of the wars with searching analysis of political, social and military structures." -- Professor John Rich, University of Nottingham "Nathan Rosenstein's book provides an authoritative and accessible account of the Roman Republic's acquisition of Mediterranean-wide empire, combining a vivid narrative of the wars with searching analysis of political, social and military structures."
    Table of contents
    Illustrations; Tables; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Series Editor's Preface; Maps; 1. Introduction; The Aristocracy of the Middle Republic; 2. Rome, Pyrrhus, and Carthage; 3. The Imperium and the Army; 4. Hannibal; 5. The Conquest of Gaul, Greece, and Spain; 6. The New Brutality; 7. The Impact of Imperium; Chronology; Guide to Further Reading; Bibliography; Index.