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The barbarians speak : how the conquered peoples shaped Roman Europe

Author: Peter S Wells
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, ©1999
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Re-creates the story of Europe's indigenous people who were nearly stricken from historical memory even as they adopted and transformed aspects of Roman culture. This book shows that these societies  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter S Wells
ISBN: 0691089787 9780691089782 0691058717 9780691058719
OCLC Number: 604972181
Awards: Winner of Association of American Publishers Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Sociology and Anthropology 1999 (United States)
Winner of Association of American Publishers/Professional and Scholarly Publishing: Sociology and Anthropology 1999
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 335 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: List of Figures and Tables viiPreface ixAcknowledgments xiCHAPTER 1 Natives and Romans 3CHAPTER 2 Europe before the Roman Conquests 28CHAPTER 3 Iron Age Urbanization 48CHAPTER 4 The Roman Conquests 64CHAPTER 5 Identities and Perceptions 99CHAPTER 6 Development of the Frontier Zone 122CHAPTER 7 Persistence of Tradition 148CHAPTER 8 Town, Country, and Change 171CHAPTER 9 Transformation into New Societies 187CHAPTER 10 Impact across die Frontier 224CHAPTER 11 Conclusion 259Glossary 267Greek and Roman Authors 269Bibliographic Essay 271Bibliography of Works Cited 287Index 331
Responsibility: Peter S. Wells.

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Winner of the 1999 Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Sociology and Anthropology, Association of American Publishers "The Barbarians Speak is a book of deep scholarship and high quality. Read more...

 
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