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Imperialism, cultural politics, and polybius

Author: Peter Derow; Christopher John Smith; Liv Mariah Yarrow
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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The essays in this volume address central problems in the development of Roman imperialism in the third and second century BC. Published in honour of the distinguished Oxford academic Peter Derow, they follow some of his main interests: the author Polybius, the characteristics of Roman power and imperial ambition, and the mechanisms used by Rome in creating and sustaining an empire in the east. Written by a  Read more...
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Imperialism, cultural politics, and polybius.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
(OCoLC)760290390
Named Person: Polybius.; Polybius.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Derow; Christopher John Smith; Liv Mariah Yarrow
ISBN: 9780191612466 0191612464 1280594950 9781280594953
OCLC Number: 778107031
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 351 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Contributors; List of Figures; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; PART I: AUTHOR, TEXT, AND INFLUENCE; 1. Polybius among the Romans: Life in the Cyclops' Cave; 2. Polybius and Herodotus; 3. Polybius, Thucydides, and the First Punic War; 4. Thucydides, Polybius, and Human Nature; 5. The Language of Polybius since Foucault and Dubuisson; PART II: MECHANISMS OF IMPERIALISM; 6. Deditio in Fidem: The Ptolemaic Conquest of Asia Minor; 7. Old and New in Roman Foreign Affairs: The Case of 197; 8. Aemilius Paullus Sees Greece: Travel, Vision, and Power in Polybius.
Responsibility: editor, Christopher Smith, Liv Mariah Yarrow.
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