The Roman Republic

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Harvard University Press, Jan 1, 1993 - History - 240 pages
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User Review  - Catherine (Kitty) Lovelace - Goodreads

Had to read this for a class. In some ways I really liked it. I was certainly impressed with how much research evidently went into this book. At the same time while some things really stuck out ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ton - Goodreads

A bit stuffy, but mostly just old and dated. I had hoped it would stand the test of time a bit better, but that wasn't to be. Lacks a certain Úlan as well. Read full review

Contents

Historical Introduction
1
The Sources
5
Italy and Rome
16
The Roman Governing Classes
22
The Conquest of Italy
31
From Italian Power to Mediterranean Power
43
The Conquest of the East
57
The Consequences of Empirethe Governing Classes
70
The World Turned Upside Down
138
The Embattled Oligarchy
154
The Military Dynasts
170
Epilogue
187
The Roman Assemblies
194
The Roman Army
198
Equites
200
The Special Commands
203

The Imperial Power
80
The Consequences of Empirethe Governed
94
Reform and Revolution
107
Rome and Italy
113
The End of Consensus
123
Central Italy
205
Italy
206
Date Chart
209
Indices
231
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Michael Crawford is Professor of History, University College, London.

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