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Roman Britain: A New History


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Preface 1. Caesar & Iron Age Britain • 2. The Conquest of Britain: ad 43–142 • 3. Later Roman Britain • 4. Governing Britain • 5. Military Installations • 6. Towns in Roman Britain • 7. Industry, Commerce & Production • 8. The Countryside & Villas • 9. People & Places of Roman Britain • 10. Religion • 11. The Aftermath • Feature Boxes: The Vindolanda Writing Tablets; Hadrian’s Wall • Coinage in Roman Britain Britannia • Roads & Milestones • Roman London • The Legions • The Auxilia in Britain • Forum & Basilica • Public Baths • Theatres & Amphitheatres • Bath • Water Supply • Pottery Manufacture in Britain • Fishbourne • Death & Burial • Slavery • Christianity Classical Temples • Romano-Celtic Temples • Mithras • Late Treasure Hoards

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An illuminating account of Britain as a Roman province which sets the Roman conquest and occupation within the larger context of Romano-British society

About the Author

Guy de la Bédoyère is a frequent contributor to television programmes on archaeology and popular history.Among his other books are Hadrian's Wall - History and Guide, The Golden Age of Roman Britain and A Companion to Roman Britain.


'Popular history at its best' - Contemporary Review

'Lucid and engaging … should take pride of place on the bookshelf of specialists and non-specialists interested in Roman Britain' - Minerva

'Strikes a good balance between history and archaeology … both an enjoyable read and a good starting point for further reading and research' - Oxbow Book News

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