Ancient Umbria: State, Culture, and Identity in Central Italy from the Iron Age to the Augustan Era by Guy Bradley

Ancient Umbria: State, Culture, and Identity in Central Italy from the Iron Age to the Augustan Era

byGuy Bradley

Hardcover | December 15, 2000

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How should we understand the ways in which the regions of Italy were affected by Roman imperialism? This book, which is the first full-scale treatment of ancient Umbria in any language, takes a balanced view of the region's history in the first millennium BC, focusing on local actions andmotivations as much as the effect of outside influences and Roman policies. Through a careful reading of all the types of evidence it provides an important challenge to traditional treatments emphasising the 'Romanization' of the region, arguing that this is a poor explanation for the complexity oflocal societies in the late Republican period. Instead it proposes that other trends, particularly the organization of states, help to explain the fascinating plurality of identities that are evident in the imperial period and allow us to appreciate the diversity of local societies that emerged inboth mountain and lowland areas of Umbria.

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Guy Bradley is at University of Wales, Cardiff.
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Title:Ancient Umbria: State, Culture, and Identity in Central Italy from the Iron Age to the Augustan EraFormat:HardcoverPublished:December 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199245142

ISBN - 13:9780199245147

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`'a solid contribution to the history of a region of pre-Roman Italy.''Gary Forsythe, Texas Tech University