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A social and cultural history of late antiquity

Author: Douglas Boin
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2018. ©2018
Series: Wiley Blackwell social and cultural histories of the ancient world.
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Genre/Form: History
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Boin, Douglas.
Social and cultural history of late antiquity.
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2018
(DLC) 2017056942
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Boin
ISBN: 9781119077008 1119077001 9781119076810 1119076811
OCLC Number: 1013524633
Description: xxix, 285 pages ; 27 cm.
Contents: Part I. The "vanishing" of Rome --
Who and what is late antiquity? --
When is late antiquity? --
How do we do late antique history? --
Part II. Late antiquity appears --
Power --
Worship --
Social change --
Law and politics --
Urban life --
Community --
Economy --
The household and family --
Ideas and literary culture --
Part III. The illusion of Mediterranean history --
Geography and society --
A choice of directions.
Series Title: Wiley Blackwell social and cultural histories of the ancient world.
Responsibility: Douglas Boin.

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