The Roman Empire: Roots of Imperialism
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The Roman Empire: Roots of Imperialism

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A millennium and a half after the end of the period of its unquestioned dominance, Rome remains a significant presence in western culture. This book explores what the empire meant to its subjects.
The idea of Rome has long outlived the physical empire that gave it form, and now holds sway over vastly more people and a far greater geographical area than the Romans ever ruled...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published August 15th 2010 by Pluto Press (first published June 4th 2010)
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Boring! I am currently reading Edward Gibbon's Fall and Decline of the Roman Empire which is tough going as it was authored in the 1700's, and I got this book by Morley to help me along so I understand Gibbon's info better. But this was one long literary yawn.
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