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  1. Roman Society: A Social, Economic, and Cultural History
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  2. Roman Society: A Social, Economic, and Cultural History

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Ideal for a one-semester course in Roman civilization or history, Roman Society offers a broad synthesis of the social, economic, and cultural history of this civilization. Topics such as social class, religion, the roles of women and slaves, and inflation are all covered, and maps, photographs, and a chronological chart complement the narrative.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Henry Boren
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9780669178012
Edition
2
ISBN
0669178012
Label
Cengage Learning
Manufacturer
Cengage Learning
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
368
PublicationDate
1991-01-02
Publisher
Cengage Learning
Studio
Cengage Learning
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

This book was the primary textbook for my college Roman Civilization class. I liked the book then and regretted that we had to rush through it so quickly and only read certain parts of it. Now that I have graduated, I at last have had time to read the entire book at a leisurely pace and really think about what I've read. On the whole, I think this book provides an excellent overview of ancient Roman culture. Historically the book covers the period from Rome's mythical beginnings to the collapse of the Western Empire, as after that point another era really begins. But history is only a part of the book. It also gives an idea of the social structures, such as the home and family, and marriage and parenthood, which were quite different from our own. It also gives an idea of governmental, political, and social structures, including the rather complicated patron-client relationships. Interwoven are discussions of the economic and monetary systems, the military, trade and... Read more
Professor Boren takes on the difficult task of explaining the development of Roman political institutions within the framework of social and economic developments that characterized the rise of the Romans from a regional to international power.

Tracing the origins of the Roman people as possible refugees from the Trojan War who settled in and around a small backwater village on the Tiber River in Italy through the rise of their economic power and increased rivalry with their Etruscan neighbors, he explains how the Romans' penchant for both the organization and imitation of the positive traits of the peoples around gave them cultural and political advantages over their neighbors and propelled them to become a republic, to defeat first their immediate neighbor, the Etruscans, then the highly organized North African city-state, Carthage. From there, Rome went on to establish itself first as the leading power on the Italian peninsula and with the gradual conquest of lands in... Read more
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