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Ancient Rome and modern America

Author: Margaret Malamud
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Classical receptions
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ancient Rome and Modern America explores the vital role the narratives and images of Rome have played in America's understanding of itself and its history.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Malamud, Margaret.
Ancient Rome and modern America.
Chichester [u.a.] : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
XI, 296 S.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Malamud
ISBN: 9781444305074 9781444305081 1444305085 1444305077
OCLC Number: 1039163241
Notes: Working men's heroes.
Manifest virtue.
Cold war Romans.
Imperial consumption.
Description: Online Ressource (xi, 296 Seiten) : Illustrationen
Contents: Exemplary Romans in the early Republic. Rome and the politics of slavery. Corporate caesars and radical reformers. The pleasures of empire. Screening Rome during the great depression.
Series Title: Classical receptions
Responsibility: Margaret Malamud.

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"Malamud's analysis provides a key to understanding why the US party system aligns itself with certain issues. To be read by all Americans, as history or a warning. [It is] not just another United Read more...

 
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