The Roman Empire, 27 B.C.-A.D.476
A Study in Survival
By (author) Chester G. Starr
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Roman Empire, 27 B.C.-A.D.476 by Chester G. Starr
Book DescriptionIn this probing study, Starr covers the whole sweep of imperial Roman history, analyzing the binding forces of government and the army as initiated by Augustus, the maturing of these forces under subsequent emperors, and the eventual collapse of this network in the western provinces. Not simply a chronological summary, the book explores in piquant, telling detail the elements and institutions that shaped the empire's history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195031300
(204mm x 135mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 24-Mar-1983
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Chester G. Starr
Origins of Greek Civilization, Paperback (September 1991)
"A challenging thesis about Greek prehistory-that the miraculous jump into the Greece of our history was made in the eleventh century B.C., during the pre-Christian Dark Ages... An exciting book to read, eloquently written and beautifully illustrated." -The New Yorker
History of the Ancient World, Hardback (March 1991)
A classic survey of history from the beginnings of humankind to the fall of the Roman Empire, Starr's A History of the Ancient World makes the latest scholarship available to the general reader in a lively and accessible way.
Influence of Sea Power on Ancient History, Paperback (February 1989)
This volume contains a survey of the various attempts to control the Mediterranean from the Bronze Age to the fall of the Roman Empire in the West. The author demonstrates that control of the seas was not always a strategic necessity in the ancient world.
Individual and Community, Hardback (August 1986)» View all books by Chester G. Starr
In this study, the first systematic exploration of the forces that created the political framework for Greek civilization, Starr shows how the Greeks emerged from a Homeric world of individuals to the polis of 500 BC.
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