Roman Britain

A Very Short Introduction

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Author: Peter Salway

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198712162

Category: History

Page: 122

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First published in The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, 1984; first published as a Very Short Introduction, 2000.

A History of Roman Britain

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Author: Peter Salway

Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780192801388

Category: History

Page: 594

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'One could not ask for a more meticulous or scholarly assessment of what Britain meant to the Romans, or Rome to Britons, than Peter Salway's Monumental Study' Frederick Raphael, Sunday Times From the invasions of Julius Caesar to the unexpected end of Roman rule in the early fifth century AD and the subsequent collapse of society in Britain, this book is the most authoritative and comprehensive account of Roman Britain ever published for the general reader. Peter Salway's narrative takes into account the latest research including exciting discoveries of recent years, and will be welcomed by anyone interested in Roman Britain.

Roman Britain and the English Settlements

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Author: Robin George Collingwood,John Nowell Linton Myres

Publisher: Biblo & Tannen Publishers

ISBN: 9780819611604

Category: History

Page: 515

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A history of English history from the Roman to Anglo Saxon period.

A Companion to Roman Britain

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Author: Malcolm Todd

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470998857

Category: History

Page: 528

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This major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain spans the period from the first century BC to the fifth century AD. Major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain Brings together specialists to provide an overview of recent debates about this period Exceptionally broad coverage, embracing political, economic, cultural and religious life Focuses on changes in Roman Britain from the first century BC to the fifth century AD Includes pioneering studies of the human population and animal resources of the island.

The End of Roman Britain

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Author: Michael E. Jones

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780801485305

Category: History

Page: 323

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Jones offers a lucid and thorough analysis of the economic, social, military, and environmental problems that contributed to the failure of the Romans, drawing on literary sources and on recent archaeological evidence.

The Oxford Handbook of Roman Britain

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Author: Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology Martin Millett,Alison Moore,Associate Professor in Roman Studies Louise Revell,Freelance Academic Editor and Sessional Lecturer Alison Moore

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199697736

Category: Great Britain

Page: 704

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Roman Britain is a critical area of research within the provinces of the Roman empire. It has formed the context for many of the seminal publications on the nature of imperialism and cultural change. Roman rule had a profound impact culture of Iron Age Britain, with new forms of material culture, and new forms of knowledge. On the other hand, there is evidence that such impacts were not uniform, leading to questions of resistance and continuity of pre-existing cultural forms. Within the last 15-20 years, the study of Roman Britain has been transformed through an enormous amount of new and interesting work which is not reflected in the main stream literature. The new archaeological work by a young generation has moved away from the narrative historical approach towards one much more closely focused on the interpretation of material. It has produced new interpretations of the material and a new light on the archaeology of the province, grounded in a close reading of the material evidence as collected by previous scholars and exploiting the rich library of publications on Romano-British studies. For the first time, this volume draws together the various scholars working on new approaches to Roman Britain to produce a comprehensive study of the present state and future trajectory of the subject. Arranged thematically and focussed primarily on the archaeological evidence, the volume challenges more traditional narrative approaches and explores new theoretical perspectives in order to better understand the archaeology of the province and its place within the wider context of the Roman Empire.

Roman Britain

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Author: David Shotter

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134707738

Category: History

Page: 112

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This revised edition of the classic text of the period provides both the student and the specialist with an informative account of post-Roman English society.

The Jewellery Of Roman Britain

Celtic and Classical Traditions

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Author: Dr Catherine Johns,Catherine Johns

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135851115

Category: Social Science

Page: 246

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This work provides a survey of the jewellery of Roman Britain. Fully illustrated and accessible to both the specialist and amateur enthusiast, it surveys the full range of personal ornament worn in Britain during the Roman period, the 1st to 4th centuries AD. It emphasizes the presence of two distinct cultural and artistic traditions, the classical element introduced by the Romans and the indigeneous Celtic background. The interaction of these traditions affected all aspects of Romano-British life and is illustrated in the jewellery.; The meaning and significance of personal ornament in a wide range of cultures is discussed, including such matters as symbolism and the display of wealth and status. The principal types of Romano-British jewellery are classified in detail, drawing attention to those which can be relatively closely dated. The coverage is not restricted to precious-metal objects, but includes jewellery made of base metals and materials such as bone, jet and glass. The final chapter is devoted to the techniques of manufacture, a subject which has become better understood in recent years as a result of scientific advances. The book should appeal to anyone who practices, teaches or studies Roman archaeology, together with all those with a professional or amateur interest in the history of jewellery and design.

The People of Roman Britain

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Author: Anthony Richard Birley

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520041196

Category: History

Page: 224

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