"The essays all maintain a high level of theoretical analysis and show thorough knowledge of both literary and archaeological sources.... A work of advanced scholarship for advanced scholars. Highly recommended."--CHOICE
"Will be of interest not only to students of the past but even to todays town planners ... opening a new historiography"--Prof. Barbara Levick, Greece & Rome
"This highly detailed and absorbing study crosses academic disciplines, is, as one would expect from its editors, thoroughly researched with an extensive bibliography, and is peppered with entertaining gems"--Caitlin McCall, World Archaeology
"Each chapter has something to recommend it ... this is a beautifully produced book that moves its reader onto and through the streets of the Roman city."--Rebecca R. Benefiel, sehepunkte
About the Author
is Professor of Roman History and Archaeology at the University of Kent. In 2006 he won the 'Longman-History Today New Generation Prize for book most likely to inspire the young to study history' for his volume Pompeii The Living City
.David J. Newsome
was awarded his PhD in 2010 from the University of Birmingham. He won the BABESCH-Byvanck Award in 2008 for his innovative research on traffic and urban change at Pompeii. Both have published widely on the Roman city.