A History of Roman Britain

Paperback | May 1, 2001

byPeter Salway

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'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'Frederick Raphael, Sunday Times 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 narrativetakes into account the latest research including exciting discoveries of recent years, and will be welcomed by anyone interested in Roman Britain.

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'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'Frederick Raphael, Sunday Times 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 Br...

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. Roman Britain (Vol. I of the Oxford History of England, hbk 1981, pbk 1984). He was a contributor to K.O. Morgan (ed.): The...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 1.26 inPublished:May 1, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192801384

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Table of Contents

I. The First Roman ContactsII. The Roman ConquestIII. Imperial Crisis and RecoveryIV. The End of Roman BritainV. Britain Under Roman RuleFurther ReadingList of Roman EmperorsIndex

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`There will be new discoveries; but this is a book that will surely stand the test of time.'TLS