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Rome and its Frontiers: The Dynamics of Empire (C R Whittaker) Hardcover Book, (Routledge, 2004) 9780415312004


Title: Rome and its Frontiers: The Dynamics of Empire

Author: Whittaker, C R

Publisher: Routledge/Taylor & Francis; Publication Date: 2004

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780415312004

Volumes: 1; Pages: 304

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The Roman Frontiers Now is a collection of ten important essays by C. R. Whittaker, engaging with debates and controversies about the Roman frontiers and the concept of empire. Truly global in its focus, the book examines the social, political and cultural implications of the Roman frontiers in Africa, India, Britain, Europe, Asia and the Far East, and provides a comprehensive account of their significance.

Table of Contents

List of figures

Preface and acknowledgements

Chapter One: Where are the Roman Frontiers now? An Introduction

Chapter Two: Grand Strategy or just a Grand Debate?

Chapter Three: The Importance of Invasions in the later Roman Empire. Can we trust the historians?

Chapter Four: Mental Maps and Frontiers. Seeing Like a Roman

Chapter Five: Supplying the Army: The Evidence from the Frontier Fort of Vindolanda

Chapter Six: Sex on the Frontiers

Chapter Seven:"To reach out to India and pursue the dawn": Was India a part of the Roman Empire?

Chapter Eight: Indian trade within the Roman Imperial Network

Chapter Nine: Roman Frontiers and European perceptions

Chapter Ten: Use and Abuse of Immigrants in the later Roman Empire

Bibliography

General Index
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