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Mattingly, David J.  Imperialism, power, and identity: experiencing the Roman empire. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011. 8vo (24.1 cm, 9.5"). xxiv, 342 pp.; illus.
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"Despite what history has taught us about imperialism's destructive effects on colonial societies, many classicists continue to emphasize disproportionately the civilizing and assimilative nature of the Roman Empire and to hold a generally favorable view of Rome's impact on its subject peoples. Imperialism, Power, and Identity boldly challenges this view using insights from postcolonial studies of modern empires to offer a more nuanced understanding of Roman imperialism" (dust jacket).

Publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering; spine-ends lightly bumped, tiny spot of soiling to bottom edge of rear board. In original pictorial dust jacket; minor edgewear, light rubbing to front panel and edges. Interior is clean. Very Good.  (40301)   Please RESHELVE This.


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