The Roman Republic A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2012-08-30 | Author : David M. Gwynn | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191642357
ISBN 13 : 0191642355

The rise and fall of the Roman Republic occupies a special place in the history of Western civilization. From humble beginnings on the seven hills beside the Tiber, the city of Rom..

The Roman Empire A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2006-08-24 | Author : Christopher Kelly | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191577840
ISBN 13 : 0191577847

The Roman Empire was a remarkable achievement. It had a population of sixty million people spread across lands encircling the Mediterranean and stretching from drizzle-soaked north..

Machiavelli A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2000-10-12 | Author : Quentin Skinner | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191540349
ISBN 13 : 019154034X

Niccolo Machiavelli taught that political leaders must be prepared to do evil that good may come of it, and his name has been a byword ever since for duplicity and immorality. Is h..

Democracy A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2002-10-10 | Author : Bernard Crick | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191577659
ISBN 13 : 0191577650

No political concept is more used, and misused, than that of democracy. Nearly every regime today claims to be democratic, but not all 'democracies' allow free politics, and free p..

The Cambridge Companion To The Roman Republic

Pub Date : 2014-06-23 | Author : Harriet I. Flower | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139992381
ISBN 13 : 1139992384

The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Republic examines all aspects of Roman history and civilization from 509 to 49 BC. The key development of the republican period was Rome's rise..

Ancient Warfare

Pub Date : 2004-11-25 | Author : Harry Sidebottom | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780192804709
ISBN 13 : 0192804707

"This book explores the ways in which ancient society thought about conflict. Many aspects of ancient warfare are examined from philosophy to the technical skills needed to fight"-..

Spqr Histoire De L Ancienne Rome

Pub Date : 2016-10-13 | Author : Mary BEARD | Publisher : Perrin

ISBN 10 : 9782262069520
ISBN 13 : 2262069522

Véritable phénomène : LA synthèse qui révise l'histoire de Rome, de sa fondation à sa chute, par une immense historienne anglaise. L'ancienne Rome continue de soutenir l'édi..