Roman Officers and English Gentlemen
The Imperial Origins of Roman Archaeology
By (author) Richard Hingley
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Roman Officers and English Gentlemen by Richard Hingley
Book DescriptionThis landmark book shows how much Victorian and Edwardian Roman archaeologists were influenced by their own experience of empire in their interpretation of archaeological evidence. This distortion of the facts became accepted truth and its legacy is still felt in archaeology today. While tracing the development of these ideas, the author also gives the reader a throrough grounding in the history of Roman archaeology itself.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415235808
(216mm x 138mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Aug-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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