Rome: Empire of the Eagles, 753 BC - AD 476
A major new single volume history of the greatest empire of antiquity, which challenges the orthodox view that Rome was a bringer of civilisation.
This controversial book presents Rome as an exploitative, violent and unstable system
It tells how Rome's search for plunder to feed itself led eventually to a self-destructive process that ate away at the system's socio-econom...more
Educated at King’s College, Cambridge and the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, Faulkner was a school teacher before becoming an archaeologist.
He is currently a Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, Editor of Military History Monthly, and Co-director of the Great Ar ...more