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Landscapes and cities : rural settlement and civic transformation in early imperial Italy

Author: John R Patterson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An investigation of the relationships between city and countryside in Italy during the early Roman Empire, using evidence from literary texts and inscriptions, and the wealth of data derived from  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John R Patterson
ISBN: 9780198140887 0198140886
OCLC Number: 701031428
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Oxford University.
Originally published 2006; reprinted 2008.
Description: xiv, 348 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. The rural landscapes of imperial Italy ; Appendix: Survey of surveys ; 2. The transformation of the city in imperial Italy ; 3. Social mobility and the cities of Italy ; Conclusion
Responsibility: John R. Patterson.
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