The Fall of the Roman Republic
2nd Revised edition
By (author) David Shotter
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Fall of the Roman Republic by David Shotter
Book DescriptionRevised and updated to include the latest research in the field, this second edition of a popular history text examines how the Roman republic was destabilized by the unplanned growth of the Roman Empire. Central discussion points include: * the government of the republic * how certain individuals took advantage of the expansion of the empire * Julius Caesar's accession to power * the rise of the Augustan principate following Julius Caesar's murder. Drawing on a wealth of recent scholarship and including an expanded and updated guide to further reading, a chronology, and a guide to the provinces of the Roman Empire, students of history and classical studies will find this a helpful and accessible introduction to this complex period in history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415319409
(216mm x 138mm x 10mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - David Shotter
Professor Emeritus, University of Lancaster, UK
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