"Students of Rome's empire will learn much from this work. Paper, binding, typography, bibliography, and index are up to the publisher's high standards, and at a fairly modest price for the paperback." --Choice
Up-to-date and well-illustrated synthesis of what we know about the development of cities in the Western Roman provinces. Focuses on numerous examples for which there are archaeological remains, some, like Pompeii, well known and others less familiar, such as Bavay in France. Suitable for students and specialists.