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A History of Roman Britain By Peter Salway

A History of Roman Britain
by Peter Salway

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This text looks at Roman Britain, from the invasions of Julius Caesar to the unexpected end of Roman rule in the early 5th century AD and the subsequent collapse of society in Britain. It takes into account recent research and discoveries.
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A History of Roman Britain by Peter Salway

From the invasions of Julius Caesar to the unexpected end of Roman rule in the early fifth century AD and the subsequent collapse of society in Britain, this book is the most authoritative and comprehensive account of Roman Britain ever published for the general reader. Peter Salway's narrative takes into account the latest research, including exciting discoveries of recent years, and will be welcomed by anyone interested in Roman Britain. `One could not ask for a more meticulous or scholarly assessment of what Britain meant to the Romans, or Rome to Britons, than Peter Salway's monumental study.' Frederic Raphael, Sunday Times `expertly written ...and full of enlightenment' Piers Brendon, Independent `superbly readable ...splendid witness to the vivacity and accessibility of the latest work on this exciting period.' Sunday Telegraph `There will be new discoveries; but this is a book that will surely stand the test of time.'

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A History of Roman Britain Reviews


"One could not ask for a nore meticulous or scholarly assessment of what Britain meant to the Romans, or Rome to Britons, than Peter Salway's monumental study."--Sunday Times
"Superbly readable...splendid witness to the vivacity and accessibility of the latest work on this exciting period."--Sunday Telegraph
"There will be new discoveries; but this is a book that will surely stand the test of time."--Times Literary Supplement


"One could not ask for a nore meticulous or scholarly assessment of what Britain meant to the Romans, or Rome to Britons, than Peter Salway's monumental study."--Sunday Times
"Superbly readable...splendid witness to the vivacity and accessibility of the latest work on this exciting period."--Sunday Telegraph
"There will be new discoveries; but this is a book that will surely stand the test of time."--Times Literary Supplement

"One could not ask for a nore meticulous or scholarly assessment of what Britain meant to the Romans, or Rome to Britons, than Peter Salway's monumental study."--Sunday Times
"Superbly readable...splendid witness to the vivacity and accessibility of the latest work on this exciting period."--Sunday Telegraph
"There will be new discoveries; but this is a book that will surely stand the test of time."--Times Literary Supplement


"One could not ask for a nore meticulous or scholarly assessment of what Britain meant to the Romans, or Rome to Britons, than Peter Salway's monumental study."--Sunday Times


"Superbly readable...splendid witness to the vivacity and accessibility of the latest work on this exciting period."--Sunday Telegraph


"There will be new discoveries; but this is a book that will surely stand the test of time."--Times Literary Supplement


About Peter Salway



About the Author:
Peter Salway, formerly a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, and subsequently of All Souls College, Oxford, is an Emeritus Professor of the Open University and Chairman of the Oxford Archaeological Unit.

Table of Contents


I: The First Roman Contacts. II: The Roman Conquest. III: Imperial Crisis and Recovery. IV: The End of Roman Britain. V: Britain Under Roman Rule. Further Reading. List of Roman Emperors. Index

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GOR001156611
A History of Roman Britain by Peter Salway
Peter Salway
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1997-05-29
606
0192853384
9780192853387
N/A
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