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Social Conflicts in the Roman Republic

Author : P. A. Brunt
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Social Conflicts in the Roman Republic

Author : P. A. Brunt
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Conflict in Ancient Greece and Rome The Definitive Political Social and Military Encyclopedia 3 volumes

Author : Sara E. Phang
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The complex role warfare played in ancient Greek and Roman civilizations is examined through coverage of key wars and battles; important leaders, armies, organizations, and weapons; and other noteworthy aspects of conflict. • Provides an up-to-date and comprehensive treatment of conflict in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds that relates warfare to society, politics, economy, and culture • Examines major wars and other key conflicts; important generals and leaders; and Greek and Roman political, military, social, and cultural institutions • Presents ancillary information, including maps and illustrations; a topically arranged bibliography; sourcebooks of primary sources in translation; and lists of the most interesting "sound bites" attributed to Greek and Roman leaders in ancient times

The Roman Republic

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Michael Crawford's highly praised history is now expanded and revised to accommodate recent discoveries and current thinking.

The Crowd in Rome in the Late Republic

Author : Fergus Millar
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A major work on the power of the crowd

Global Justice and Social Conflict

Author : Tarik Kochi
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Global Justice and Social Conflict offers a ground-breaking historical and theoretical reappraisal of the ideas that underpin and sustain the global liberal order, international law and neoliberal rationality. Across the 20th and 21st centuries, liberalism, and increasingly neoliberalism, have dominated the construction and shape of the global political order, the global economy and international law. For some, this development has been directed by a vision of ‘global justice’. Yet, for many, the world has been marked by a history and continued experience of injustice, inequality, indignity, insecurity, poverty and war – a reality in which attempts to realise an idea of justice cannot be detached from acts of violence and widespread social conflict. In this book Tarik Kochi argues that to think seriously about global justice we need to understand how both liberalism and neoliberalism have pushed aside rival ideas of social and economic justice in the name of private property, individualistic rights, state security and capitalist ‘free’ markets. Ranging from ancient concepts of natural law and republican constitutionalism, to early modern ideas of natural rights and political economy, and to contemporary discourses of human rights, humanitarian war and global constitutionalism, Kochi shows how the key foundational elements of a now globalised political, economic and juridical tradition are constituted and continually beset by struggles over what counts as justice and over how to realise it. Engaging with a wide range of thinkers and reaching provocatively across a breadth of subject areas, Kochi investigates the roots of many globalised struggles over justice, human rights, democracy and equality, and offers an alternative constitutional understanding of the future of emancipatory politics and international law. Global Justice and Social Conflict will be essential reading for scholars and students with an interest in international law, international relations, international political economy, intellectual history, and critical and political theory.

Social Struggles in Archaic Rome

Author : Kurt A. Raaflaub
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This widely respected study of social conflicts between the patrician elite and the plebeians in the first centuries of the Roman republic has now been enhanced by a new chapter on material culture, updates to individual chapters, an updated bibliography, and a new introduction. Analyzes social conflicts between patricians and plebeians in early republican Rome Includes chapters by leading scholars from both sides of the Atlantic illuminating social, economic, legal, religious, military, and political aspects as well as the reliability of historical sources Contributors have written addenda for the new edition, updating their chapters in light of recent scholarship

A People s History of the World

Author : Chris Harman
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Chris Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals. Interacting with the forces of technological change as well as the impact of powerful individuals and revolutionary ideas, these societies have engendered events familiar to every schoolchild--from the empires of antiquity to the world wars of the twentieth century. In a bravura conclusion, Chris Harman exposes the reductive complacency of contemporary capitalism, and asks, in a world riven as never before by suffering and inequality, why we imagine that it can--or should--survive much longer. Ambitious, provocative and invigorating, "A People's History of the World" delivers a vital corrective to traditional history, as well as a powerful sense of the deep currents of humanity which surge beneath the froth of government.

The State and Public Bureaucracies

Author : Metin Heper
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This study offers an unprecedented examination of the state, politics, and bureaucracy from a historical and comparative perspective. Case histories of a wide variety of bureaucratic traditions are provided in an effort to text a new theoretical approach in which the theory of the state and the theory of bureaucracy, both of which have so far developed without systematic interaction, are merged. Beginning with a chapter elucidating the editor's theoretical framework, the volume proceeds to compare state tradition and bureaucratic structures in both developed countries. Essays are included on nonstate societies--the United States and Great Britain--as well as classical state societies such as France and Germany.

Rome in the Late Republic

Author : Mary Beard
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This textbook outlines the factors that every student must assess for a proper understanding of the period, from the attitudes of the aristocracy and the role of state religion to the function of political institutions.

The Social War 91 to 88 BCE

Author : Christopher J. Dart
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The Social War was a significant uprising against the Roman state by Rome’s allies in Italy. The conflict lasted little more than two and a half years but it is widely recognised as having been immensely important in the unification of Roman Italy. Between 91 and 88 BCE a brutal campaign was waged but the ancient sources preserve scant information about the war. In turn, this has given rise to conflicting accounts of the war in modern scholarship and often contradictory interpretations. This book provides a new and comprehensive reassessment of the events surrounding the Social War, analysing both the long-term and the immediate context of the conflict and its causes. Critical to this study is discussion of the nexus of citizenship, political rights and land which dominated much of second century BCE politics. It provides a new chronological reconstruction of the conflict itself and analyses the strategies of both the Romans and the Italian insurgents. The work also assesses the repercussions of the Social War, investigating the legacy of the insurgency during the civil wars, and considers its role in reshaping Roman and Italian identity on the peninsula in the last decades of the Republic.

Western Civilization

Author : Thomas F. X. Noble
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The Brief Edition of Western Civilization presents a strong chronological and political framework and seamlessly integrates the social and cultural forces that have shaped the western past. Two related themes are pursued throughout: 1) Europe in relation to the rest of the world and non-Western influences, and 2) power in all its senses, public and private; economic, social, cultural, and political; symbolic and real.

A Companion to the Roman Republic

Author : Nathan Rosenstein
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This Companion provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of Roman Republican history as it is currently practiced. Highlights recent developments, including archaeological discoveries, fresh approaches to textual sources, and the opening up of new areas of historical study Retains the drama of the Republic’s rise and fall Emphasizes not just the evidence of texts and physical remains, but also the models and assumptions that scholars bring to these artefacts Looks at the role played by the physical geography and environment of Italy Offers a compact but detailed narrative of military and political developments from the birth of the Roman Republic through to the death of Julius Caesar Discusses current controversies in the field

The Social and Cultural Contexts of Roman Sumptuary Intervention

Author : Peter Samuel Wyetzner
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Die r mische Gesellschaft

Author : Geza Alfoldy
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A History of Western Society

Author : John P. McKay
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A History of Western Society From antiquity to the Enlightenment

Author : John P. McKay
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Roman Society

Author : Henry Charles Boren
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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.

Eine politische Kultur in der Krise

Author : Karl-Joachim Hölkeskamp
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Zumindest seit Theodor Mommsens klassischem Werk über die römische Geschichte gelten ,Krise und Untergang' der römischen Republik in jeder Hinsicht des vielzitierten Begriffs als ein ,weites Feld'. Die Beiträge zu dem vorliegenden Band - die durchweg von Altertumswissenschaftlern verschiedener fachlicher Observanz und Ausrichtung stammen, die aber die Beteiligung an dieser Diskussion eint - bieten einerseits differenzierte Bilanzen des derzeitigen Standes dieser Diskussion: Dabei ging und geht es um Ursachen und Anlässe, um strukturelle Bedingungen und kontingente Impulse, um lang- und mittelfristige Prozesse und den Grad ihrer Selbstläufigkeit, um konkrete Brüche und Umbrüche - nicht zuletzt ist es die komplexe Interdependenz der Faktoren, die das erwähnte ,Feld' insgesamt ausmachen. Andererseits entwickeln die Beiträger daraus weiterführende Perspektiven, nehmen Anregungen systematisch auf und testen dabei zum Teil auch das Erklärungspotential bekannter oder neuer Modelle, Konzepte und Kategorien. Beiträge von Karl-Joachim Hölkeskamp, Uwe Walter, Hans Beck, Jean-Michel David, Wilfried Nippel, Frank Bücher, Robert Morstein-Marx, Martin Jehne, Tonio Hölscher, Giuseppe Zecchini, Egon Flaig