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  1. Re-writing Culture in Taiwan

    Edited by Fang-Long Shih, Stuart Thompson, Paul Tremlett

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This inter-disciplinary volume of essays opens new points of departure for thinking about how Taiwan has been studied and represented in the past, for reflecting on the current state of ‘Taiwan Studies’, and for thinking about how Taiwan might be re-configured in the future. As the study of Taiwan...

    Published February 6th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Syria's Kurds

    History, Politics and Society

    By Jordi Tejel

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    This book is a decisive contribution to the study of Kurdish history in Syria since the mandatory period (1920-1946) up to nowadays. Avoiding an essentialist approach, Jordi Tejel provides fine, complex and sometimes paradoxical analysis about the articulation between tribal, local, regional, and...

    Published February 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Restless Youth in Ancient Rome

    By Emiel Eyben

    Restless Youth in Ancient Rome presents an inclusive portrayal of the perceptions the Romans had of youth and of the role of this age group in a wide variety of domains - philosphy, literature, education, the law, the army, politics, leisure, amorous pursuits and family life. Emiel Eyben considers...

    Published February 6th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Roads of Roman Italy

    Mobility and Cultural Change

    By Ray Laurence

    The Roads of Roman Italy offers a complete re-evaluation of both the evidence and the interpretation of Roman land transport. The book utilises archaeological, epigraphic and literary evidence for Roman communications, drawing on recent approaches to the human landscape developed by geographers....

    Published February 6th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Romanization of Central Spain

    Complexity, Diversity and Change in a Provincial Hinterland

    By Leonard A. Curchin

    Curchin explores how, why and to what extent the peoples of Central Spain were integrated into the Roman Empire during the period from the second century BC to the second century AD.He approaches the question from a variety of angles, including the social, economic, religious and material...

    Published February 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Roman Villas

    A Study in Social Structure

    By J.T. Smith

    Roman Villas explores the social structures of the Roman world by analysing the plans of buildings of all sizes from slightly Romanized farms to palaces. The ways in which the rooms are grouped together; how they intercommunicate; and the ways in which individual rooms and the house are approached,...

    Published February 6th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Rome and the Western Greeks, 350 BC - AD 200

    Conquest and Acculturation in Southern Italy

    By Kathryn Lomas

    The history of the Greek cities of Italy during the period of Roman conquest and under Roman rule form a fascinating case study of the processes of Roman expansion and assimilation and of Greek reactions to the presence of Rome. This book reassesses the role of Magna Graecia in Roman Italy and...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Ruling Roman Britain

    Kings, Queens, Governors and Emperors from Julius Caesar to Agricola

    By David Braund

    In this book, David Braund offers a significantly different perspective upon the history of Roman Britain. He concentrates upon the literary evidence, which has been studied to a lesser extent than archaeology in recent years. Close attention to the Greek and Roman sources enables the construction...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Development of the Polis in Archaic Greece

    Edited by Lynette G. Mitchell, P.J. Rhodes

    The Greek polis has been arousing interest as a subject for study for a long time, but recent approaches have shown that it is a subject on which there are still important questions to be asked and worthwhile things to be said.This book contains a selection of essays which embody the results of the...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  10. The First Jewish Revolt

    Archaeology, History and Ideology

    By Andrea M. Berlin, J. Andrew Overman

    The First Jewish Revolt against Rome is arguably the most decisive event in the history of Judaism and Christianity. The destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem in 70 CE by the Roman General Titus forced a transformation in structure and form for both of these fraternal religions. Yet despite its...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge


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