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Roman Britain: A New History

Guy De La Bedoyere


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Deals with the Roman conquest and occupation within the larger context of Romano-British society and how it functioned. With nearly 300 illustrations and aerial views of Roman sites, and brimming with research and discoveries, this title intends to inform all those with an interest in this seminal epoch of British history.
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  • Paperback
    $24.08
ISBN: 9780500291146
ANNOTATION:
Deals with the Roman conquest and occupation within the larger context of Romano-British society and how it functioned. With nearly 300 illustrations and aerial views of Roman sites, and brimming with research and discoveries, this title intends to inform all those with an interest in this seminal epoch of British history.

Annotation

Deals with the Roman conquest and occupation within the larger context of Romano-British society and how it functioned. With nearly 300 illustrations and aerial views of Roman sites, and brimming with research and discoveries, this title intends to inform all those with an interest in this seminal epoch of British history.

Publisher Description

This lively, authoritative account of a crucial period in Britain's history has been revised and updated to incorporate the very latest findings and research. Guy de la Bedoyere - the popular face of Romano-British archaeological studies - puts the Roman conquest and occupation within the larger context of Romano-British society and how it functioned. With nearly 300 illustrations and dramatic aerial views of Roman sites, and brimming with the very latest research and discoveries, Roman Britain will delight and inform all those with an interest in this seminal epoch of British history.

Author Biography

Guy de la Bedoyere is the author of numerous books on the period. He lives in England.

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Caesar & Iron Age Britain 2. The Conquest of Britain: ad 43-142 3. Later Roman Britain 4. Governing Britain 5. Military Installations 6. Towns in Roman Britain 7. Industry, Commerce & Production 8. The Countryside & Villas 9. People & Places of Roman Britain 10. Religion 11. The Aftermath Feature Boxes: The Vindolanda Writing Tablets; Hadrian's Wall Coinage in Roman Britain Britannia Roads & Milestones Roman London The Legions The Auxilia in Britain Forum & Basilica Public Baths Theatres & Amphitheatres Bath Water Supply Pottery Manufacture in Britain Fishbourne Death & Burial Slavery Christianity Classical Temples Romano-Celtic Temples Mithras * Late Treasure Hoards

Review

'Strikes a good balance between history and archaeology ... both an enjoyable read and a good starting point for further reading and research' - Oxbow Book News 'Lucid and engaging ... should take pride of place on the bookshelf of specialists and non-specialists interested in Roman Britain' - Minerva 'Popular history at its best' - Contemporary Review

Product Details

Author
Guy De La Bedoyere
Short Title
ROMAN BRITAIN 2/E
Pages
288
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Language
English
Edition
2nd
ISBN-10
0500291144
ISBN-13
9780500291146
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2013
Publication Date
2013-09-16
Subtitle
A New History
Country of Publication
United Kingdom