An illustrated history of the city of Rome and its impact on the world examines a broad range of topics including science and culture, Rome's relationship with Greece, warfare, and religion.
ISBN10 : 9780521827751 , ISBN13 : 0521827752
Page Number : 384
'the grateful reader wonders how on earth they could have done such a stylish job and still set the price so low.' -Country Life
ISBN10 : 9780192854360 , ISBN13 : 0192854364
Page Number : 456
Up to World War II and beyond, the British ruled over a vast empire. Modern western attitudes towards the imperial past tend either towards nostalgia for British power or revulsion at what seem to be
ISBN10 : 9780521002547 , ISBN13 : 0521002540
Page Number : 400
The very idea of empire was created in ancient Rome and even today traces of its monuments, literature, and institutions can be found across Europe, the Near East, and North Africa--and sometimes even
ISBN10 : 0199325189 , ISBN13 : 9780199325184
Page Number : 366
"Most societies in the past have had slaves, and almost all peoples have at some time in their pasts been both slaves as well as owners of slaves. Recent decades have seen a significant increase in ou
ISBN10 : 052184066X , ISBN13 : 9780521840668
Page Number : 632
An authoritative and accessible illustrated introduction to medical history.
ISBN10 : 9780521002523 , ISBN13 : 0521002524
Page Number : 400
Explores the diversity of the French heritage and offers insight into the formation of the modern nation, in a history of France that includes features on places, people, and events
ISBN10 : 9780521669924 , ISBN13 : 0521669928
Page Number : 352
Now available in a revised and updated version, The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare provides a unique account of Western warfare from antiquity to the present day. The book treats the history
ISBN10 : 9780521738064 , ISBN13 : 0521738067
Page Number : 440
The first comprehensive survey of the economies of classical antiquity.
ISBN10 : 0521780535 , ISBN13 : 9780521780537
Page Number : 942
Presents the history of the ancient Rome, from its early days as a republic, to the centuries of the empire founded by Augustus, to its final downfall in the fourth century CE.
ISBN10 : 9780761479338 , ISBN13 : 0761479333
Page Number : 168