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Nation, empire, decline : studies in rhetorical continuity from the Romans to the modern era

Author: Nancy Shumate
Publisher: London : Duckworth, 2006.
Series: Classical inter/faces.
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The overlapping discourses of nationalism and imperialism, along with related ideas of social decline, have been central in 19th and 20th-century Anglo-European views. This book offers four readings  Read more...

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Shumate, Nancy.
Nation, empire, decline.
London : Duckworth, 2006
(OCoLC)608144891
Named Person: Horace; Juvenal; Cornelius Tacitus; Cornelius Tacitus; Quintus Horatius Flaccus; Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Shumate
ISBN: 0715635514 9780715635513
OCLC Number: 71238955
Description: 191 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Them and us: constructing Romanness in the Satires of Juvenal --
Augustan nation-building and Horace's 'Roman' odes (3.2, 3.5, 3.6) --
Tacitus and the rhetoric of empire --
'Crazy Egypt' and colonial discourse in Juvenal's fifteenth satire.
Series Title: Classical inter/faces.
Responsibility: Nancy Shumate.

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