- Hardcover: 460 pages
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press; First American Edition edition (January 24, 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0521809185
- ISBN-13: 978-0521809184
- Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 13 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,359,281 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Ancient Rome: A Military and Political History First American Edition Edition
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"Mackay has provided a valuable service by presenting an updated text focused on Rome's military and political history. For the general reader, the work as a whole provides a solid introduction. Mackay reminds us all of the value in focusing on military conflicts and governmental affairs, particularly for understanding the breakdown of the Republican system and the collapse of the western empire." Darryl A. Phillips, College of Charleston, South Carolina, BMCR
"Those interested in Roman history, especially of the empire, may wish to pick up the book. They will be rewarded by Mackay's chapteres on the later empire." - John D. Muccigrosso, Drew University
"Given both the enormous accidental loss of evidence and the obvious deliberate distortion in much that does survive, it is a welcome feature of Mackay's book that he prefaces each of its five chronological sections with a brief introduction of about three pages on the main sources for the period and the central problems in understanding it...he writes clearly and avoids rhetorical elaboration while the substance of his book is for the most part, sound, judicious, and accurate." - T.D. Barnes
This volume is a short and comprehensive political and military history of ancient Rome, from the origins of the city in the Italian Iron Age, until the deposition of the last emperor in 476 AD. Illustrated with the relevant art works from Rome's long history, this volume will serve as a timely and up to date overview of one of the most extraordinary civilizations of human history.
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Highly recommended as a classroom textbook or for someone looking to learn the history of Rome by self study.
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