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Imperial Possession: Britain in the Roman Empire, 54 BC - AD 409

Author: MATTINGLY, DAVID
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Pub Date: 26/07/2007
Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
ISBN: 9780140148220
Availability: In stock
Quick overview A narrative history of Roman Britain. From the rebellious chiefs and druids who led native British resistance, to the experiences of the Roman military leaders in this remote, dangerous outpost of Europe, it explores the reality of life in occupied Britain within the context of the shifting fortunes of the Roman Empire.
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Part of the "Penguin History of Britain" series, "An Imperial Possession" is the first major narrative history of Roman Britain for a generation. David Mattingly draws on a wealth of new findings and knowledge to cut through the myths and misunderstandings that so commonly surround our beliefs about this period. From the rebellious chiefs and druids who led native British resistance, to the experiences of the Roman military leaders in this remote, dangerous outpost of Europe, this book explores the reality of life in occupied Britain within the context of the shifting fortunes of the Roman Empire.

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