The Roman Era: The British Isles: 55 BC - AD 410

Paperback | October 1, 2001

EditorPeter Salway

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The Roman period marks the point at which the past of the British Isles starts to be approachable through substantial written sources as well as archaeology. Recent archaeological and documentary discoveries of major importance - and advances in the ways in which this evidence is analysed -make this an appropriate time to reconsider Roman Britain.This book distils the mass of new knowledge, setting the principal themes within a chronological framework. The team of contributing authors, which includes some of those most closely involved in discovery and analysis, applies both imagination and common sense to their subject. This book provides alively picture of current knowledge and opinion about the Roman era in the history of the British Isles at this particularly exciting point in the evolution of the subject.

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The Roman period marks the point at which the past of the British Isles starts to be approachable through substantial written sources as well as archaeology. Recent archaeological and documentary discoveries of major importance - and advances in the ways in which this evidence is analysed -make this an appropriate time to reconsider Ro...

Peter Salway, All Souls College, Oxford, Emeritus Professor, The Open University. He is author of 'A History of Roman Britain' (OUP, 1997), 'The Oxford History of England: Roman Britain' (OUP, 1990), and 'The Oxford Illustrated History of Roman Britain' (OUP, 1993).

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.66 inPublished:October 1, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Peter Salway: Introduction1. T.W. Potter: The transformation of Britain from 55BC to AD602. Michael Fulford: A second start: from the defeat of Boudicca to the third century3. P.J. Casey: The fourth century and beyond4. Janet Huskinson: Culture and social relations in the Roman Province5. Richard Hingley and David Miles: The human impact of man on the landscape6. David Breeze: The imperial frontier and beyondP. Salway: ConclusionFurther readingChronologyList of EmporersIndex