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SPQR : a history of ancient Rome
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Published:
New York : Liveright Pub. Corp., 2016., , ©2015.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
606 pages : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Rating:
Adult
Status:
Overton High - Teen Non-Fiction
937 Bea
Description
In SPQR , an instant classic, Mary Beard narrates the history of Rome "with passion and without technical jargon" and demonstrates how "a slightly shabby Iron Age village" rose to become the "undisputed hegemon of the Mediterranean" ( Wall Street Journal ). Hailed by critics as animating "the grand sweep and the intimate details that bring the distant past vividly to life" ( Economist ) in a way that makes "your hair stand on end" ( Christian Science Monitor ) and spanning nearly a thousand years of history, this "highly informative, highly readable" ( Dallas Morning News ) work examines not just how we think of ancient Rome but challenges the comfortable historical perspectives that have existed for centuries. With its nuanced attention to class, democratic struggles, and the lives of entire groups of people omitted from the historical narrative for centuries, SPQR will to shape our view of Roman history for decades to come.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781631492228 :

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 537-562) and index.
Description
"Explores ancient Rome and how its citizens adapted the notion of imperial rule, invented the concepts of citizenship and nation, and made laws about those traditionally overlooked in history, including women, slaves, and criminals"--OCLC.
Target Audience
Adult,Follett School Solutions.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Beard, M. (2016). SPQR: a history of ancient Rome. New York: Liveright Pub. Corp.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Beard, Mary, 1955-. 2016. SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome. New York: Liveright Pub. Corp.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Beard, Mary, 1955-, SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome. New York: Liveright Pub. Corp, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Beard, Mary. SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome. New York: Liveright Pub. Corp, 2016. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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