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The fall of the Roman Empire : a new history of Rome and the Barbarians

Author: Peter J Heather
Publisher: Oxford [etc.] : Oxford University Press, cop. 2006.
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In this groundbreaking book, a leading authority on the late Roman Empire proposes that centuries of imperialism turned the neighbors Rome called barbarians into an enemy capable of dismantling the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Heather
ISBN: 0195159543 9780195159547 9780195325416 0195325419
OCLC Number: 494025436
Description: 1 vol. ([XVI]-572 p.-[16] p. de pl.) : ill., cartes. ; 24 cm.
Contents: INTRODUCTION ; PART I ; Chapter 1: Romans ; Chapter 2: Barbarians ; Chapter 3: The Limits of Empire ; PART II ; Chapter 4: War on the Danube ; Chapter 5: The City of God ; Chapter 6: Out of Africa ; Chapter 7: Attila the Hun ; Chapter 8: The Fall of the Hunnic Empire ; PART III ; Chapter 9: End of Empire ; Chapter 10: The Fall of Rome ; NOTES / BIBLIOGRAPHY ; DRAMATIS PERSONAE ; TIMELINE / GLOSSARY
Responsibility: Peter Heather.
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"A rich and dramatic synthesis of the latest research on Gibbon's old story.... The drama of Mr. Heather's book lies not just in the world-changing story he has to tell, but in his behind-the-scenes Read more...

 
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