Rome : A Cultural History

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A new and innovative series offering in-depth cultural, historical and literary guides to the great cities of the world. More than ordinary guidebooks, they introduce the visitor or armchair traveller to each city's unique present-day identity and its links with the past.Rome, the "Eternal City, " has provided endless inspiration for religious thinkers, poets, artists and philosophers. Jonathan Boardman uncovers Rome's multifaceted experience, where each layer of development rests upon the foundation of a pre-existing tradition. He also highlights a vibrant popular culture -- from gladiatorial shows to the local Roma-Lazio soccer derby.
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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 137 x 203 x 15mm | 318g
  • Interlink Books
  • Massachusetts, United States
  • English
  • 1566567114
  • 9781566567114
  • 1,276,074

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