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Roman Britain: A Very Short Introduction

2 Ratings: 4.5
A book by Peter Salway

Peter Salway's Very Short Introduction to Roman Britain weaves together the results of archaeological investigation and historical scholarship in a rounded and highly readable concise account. He charts life in Roman Britain from the first Roman invasion … see full wiki

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Author: Peter Salway
Genre: History
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
2 reviews about Roman Britain: A Very Short Introduction
review by . January 22, 2011
At its peak, Roman rule extended over the entire Mediterranean region, and encompassed much of what is now known as Western Europe. Britain was at the far northwestern part of this vast, powerful empire and for four centuries it was an important Roman province. This very short introduction aims to introduce the reader to this period in British history. The book is aimed at the general public, and is very accessible and well written.    Unfortunately, we don't have much of a written …
review by . December 31, 2006
For their entries on British history in this excellent series, OUP have extracted 8 sections from their Oxford Illustrated History of Britain. Roman Britain is the first. I recommend that you actually make it a 9-part history and start with The Celts: A Very Short Introduction, because that gives a useful background to this present volume.    Because of its provenance, this book is more conventional and less quirky than other Very Short Introductions. It is a solid, readable …
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