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The Roman Empire: A Very Short Introduction


The Roman Empire was a remarkable achievement. It had a population of sixty million people spread across lands encircling the Mediterranean and stretching from northern England to the sun-baked banks of the Euphrates, and from the Rhine to the North African coast. It was, above all else, an empire of force--employing a mixture of violence, suppression, order, and tactical use of power to develop an astonishingly uniform culture. Here, historian Christopher Kelly covers the history of the Empire from Augustus to Marcus ...

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The Roman Empire: A Very Short Introduction
2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192803917

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