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Title: Roman Social History
Author: Treggiari, Susan
Publisher: Routledge/Taylor & Francis; Publication Date: 2001
Paperback; ISBN: 9780415195225
Volumes: 1; Pages: 184
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People come to the growing field of Roman social history from a variety of backgrounds, often with different training and outlooks. This book helps them as they set out, gives valuable basic information and suggests directions they might want to explore.
Susan Treggiari offers a clear description of the development and current status of the discipline along with an examination of the kinds of evidence that can be used and the resources available. Two detailed case-studies provide practical demonstrations of how to study Roman social history, with all extracts translated from Latin.
This introductory book's exciting new approach to an increasingly popular area of study is sure to be very useful to, and welcomed by, any student of the period.
Table of Contents
3. A Sketch of Roman Society
4. Case Study I: Tullia
5. Case Study II: How Holy Was the House?
6. How to Get Further into the Subject
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