Tales of the Barbarians: Ethnography and Empire in the Roman West (Google eBook)
Tales of the Barbarians traces the creation of new mythologies in the wake of Roman expansion westward to the Atlantic, and offers the first application of modern ethnographic theory to ancient material.
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