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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