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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
OCLC Number: 778785241
Awards: Winner of Association of American Publishers Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Sociology and Anthropology 1999 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 335 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: List of Figures and Tables vii Preface ix Acknowledgments xi CHAPTER 1 Natives and Romans 3 CHAPTER 2 Europe before the Roman Conquests 28 CHAPTER 3 Iron Age Urbanization 48 CHAPTER 4 The Roman Conquests 64 CHAPTER 5 Identities and Perceptions 99 CHAPTER 6 Development of the Frontier Zone 122 CHAPTER 7 Persistence of Tradition 148 CHAPTER 8 Town, Country, and Change 171 CHAPTER 9 Transformation into New Societies 187 CHAPTER 10 Impact across die Frontier 224 CHAPTER 11 Conclusion 259 Glossary 267 Greek and Roman Authors 269 Bibliographic Essay 271 Bibliography of Works Cited 287 Index 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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