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Many off the policies regarding upward redistribution of wealth found in this book are ever so present in the United States today.Published 5 months ago by Kindle Customer
Michael Parenti, page 151: "Caesar reduced the numbers on the grain dole from 320,000 to 150,000 ridding the swollen lists of fraudulent recipients, including slaveholders who... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Catamaran'78
I'd read a half-dozen books about Caesar before stumbling onto this study. I'm so glad I did. As a 'people's history', it lends welcome and needed perspective to the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Reb MacRath
The word "military" is not in the index of this book which purports to: From the Introduction, page 11:
"It (a people's history) should be a critical history... Read more
This was a brilliant look at Rome in the time of Julius Caesar. Parenti uses the story of Julius Caesar and his assassination to illustrate the struggles and tensions in Roman... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Cletus Jones
Michael Parenti, in The Assassination of Julius Caeser: A People's History of Ancient Rome (2003) gets it almost entirely wrong in this utterly forgettable book. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Greg Mansi