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Author Dunstan, William E.

Title Ancient Rome [electronic resource] / William E. Dunstan.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2011.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxxiii, 597 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Early Italy -- Origins of Rome -- The young republic -- Roman conquest of Italy -- Duel with Carthage -- Roman conquest of the Mediterranean world -- Impact of overseas conquests on the senatorial oligarchy -- Impact of overseas conquests of the economic and social organization of Italy -- Greek cultural influences on Rome -- Rival conceptions of state and society plague Roman politics : from the Gracchi to the Social War -- Sulla -- Pompey and Caesar -- Antony and Octavian wrestle for empire : final dissolution of the old republican order -- Economic, social, and cultural climate of the late republic -- Augustus and the founding of the Roman Empire -- Augustan social and religious policy -- Augustan art and literature and the Augustan legacy.
From Tiberius to Nero : the Julio-Claudian dynasty -- From Vespasian to Domitian : the Flavian dynasty -- From Nerva to Marcus Aurelius : the five good emperors -- Government, economy, and society in the first and second centuries -- Architecture and sculpture in the first and second centuries -- Literature in the first and second centuries -- Commodus and the Severan dynasty -- Third-century imperial crisis and first phase of recovery -- Reorganization of Diocletian and Constantine -- Last years of the united empire -- Society and culture in the later empire -- Rise of Christianity -- Christian triumph and controversy -- Dismemberment of the Roman Empire in the West -- Epilogue : the thousand-year survival of the Roman Empire in the East.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subject Rome -- Civilization.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
Rome -- Politics and government -- 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780742568327 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780742568334 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780742568341 (e-book)

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