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A companion to the archaeology of the Roman Republic / edited by Jane DeRose Evans.

Contributor(s): Evans, Jane DeRose, 1956-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Blackwell companions to the ancient world: Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, 2013Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1118557123; 9781118557129; 9781118557150; 1118557158; 9781118557143; 111855714X; 9781118557167; 1118557166.Subject(s): Rome -- History -- Republic, 510-265 B.C | Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C | Rome -- Antiquities | Social archaeology -- Rome | Material culture -- Rome | Landscape archaeology -- Rome | Technology -- Social aspects -- Rome | Group identity -- Rome | Imperialism -- Social aspects -- Rome | HISTORY -- Ancient -- Rome | Antiquities | Group identity | Imperialism -- Social aspects | Landscape archaeology | Material culture | Social archaeology | Technology -- Social aspects | Rome (Empire) | 510-30 B.CGenre/Form: Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to the archaeology of the Roman Republic.DDC classification: 937/.02 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
I. Material Culture and its Impact on Social Configuration -- II. Archaeology and the Landscape -- III. Archaeology and Ancient Technology -- IV. The Archaeology of Identity -- V. The Archaeology of Empire during the Republic -- VI. Republican Archaeology and the 21st Century.
Summary: The role of archaeology has expanded over the past 30 years, and research now frequently overlaps with the work of ancient historians and classicists. This book demonstrates how archaeological methods have been used to study the era of the Roman Republic, and the influences of non-Roman cultures on its formation. A collection of original essays by both emerging and established archaeologists with a wide range of nationalities and areas of interest, this book reveals how differing approaches and methodologies contribute to an understanding of the Republic across the Mediterranean basin. Of interest both to archaeologists themselves, and to students of ancient history, art history and classics, it offers a diverse approach to a fascinating field.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"A John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., publication."

I. Material Culture and its Impact on Social Configuration -- II. Archaeology and the Landscape -- III. Archaeology and Ancient Technology -- IV. The Archaeology of Identity -- V. The Archaeology of Empire during the Republic -- VI. Republican Archaeology and the 21st Century.

The role of archaeology has expanded over the past 30 years, and research now frequently overlaps with the work of ancient historians and classicists. This book demonstrates how archaeological methods have been used to study the era of the Roman Republic, and the influences of non-Roman cultures on its formation. A collection of original essays by both emerging and established archaeologists with a wide range of nationalities and areas of interest, this book reveals how differing approaches and methodologies contribute to an understanding of the Republic across the Mediterranean basin. Of interest both to archaeologists themselves, and to students of ancient history, art history and classics, it offers a diverse approach to a fascinating field.

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