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By Margaret Malamud(auth.), Maria Wyke(eds.)

Ancient Rome and sleek America explores the very important position the narratives and photographs of Rome have performed in America’s realizing of itself and its background.

  • Places America’s reaction to Rome in a old context, from the progressive period to the current
  • Looks at portrayals of Rome in several media: writing, structure, theatre, portray, World’s gala's and Expositions, and movie
  • Beautifully illustrated with over forty prime quality images and figures

Content:
Chapter 1 Exemplary Romans within the Early Republic (pages 9–33):
Chapter 2 operating Men's Heroes (pages 34–69):
Chapter three Rome and the Politics of Slavery (pages 70–97):
Chapter four company Caesars and Radical Reformers (pages 98–121):
Chapter five appear advantage (pages 122–149):
Chapter 6 The Pleasures of Empire (pages 150–185):
Chapter 7 Screening Rome throughout the nice melancholy (pages 186–207):
Chapter eight chilly struggle Romans (pages 208–228):
Chapter nine Imperial intake (pages 229–252):

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