Experiencing Rome: Culture, Identity and Power in the Roman Empire

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Janet Huskinson
Psychology Press, 2000 - History - 378 pages
Many different sources and types of evidence can be collated and interpreted to reveal an understanding of what it was like to 'experience' Rome. These twelve essays, originally written for an Open University course, explore both general and specific themes and key issues in Roman culture and society.
 

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Contents

Communicating culture identity and power
29
The city of Rome capital and symbol
63
Valerie Hope
95
Status and identity in the Roman world
125
Reading gender in the Roman world
153
Power culture and identity in the Roman economy
183
Urbanism and urbanization in the Roman world
213
Religion in the Roman world
245
The language of dissent
277
Jews and Jewish communities in the Roman empire
305
Concepts of peace
335
Index
369
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