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The towns of Romain Britain

Author: John Wacher
Publisher: London ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. ed., fully revised
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This edition, now in paperback for the first time, has been substantially rewritten and re-illustrated to take account of the extensive new excavations and interpretations since John Wacher's book  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wacher
ISBN: 0415170419 9780415170413
OCLC Number: 797317744
Description: 480 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction 1. What Were Towns and How Did They Develop? 2. What Part Did Towns Play in the Province? 3. Towns as Provincial Capitals 4. The coloniae: Colchester, Lincoln, Gloucester and York 5. The first civitas capitals: Canterbury, Chelmsford and Verulamium 6. From client kingdom to civitas: Caistor-by-Norwich, Chichester, Silchester and Winchester 7. Flavian expansion: Cirencester, Dorchester, Exeter, Leicester and Wroxeter 8. Hadrianic stimulation: Caerwent, Carmarthen, Brough-on-Humber and Aldborough 9. Town-Life or Life in Towns?
Responsibility: John Wacher.

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