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The Resource The fall of Rome : and the end of civilization, Bryan Ward-Perkins

The fall of Rome : and the end of civilization, Bryan Ward-Perkins

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The fall of Rome : and the end of civilization
Title
The fall of Rome
Title remainder
and the end of civilization
Statement of responsibility
Bryan Ward-Perkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Why did Rome fall? Vicious barbarian invasions during the fifth century resulted in the cataclysmic end of the world's most powerful civilization, and a 'dark age' for its conquered peoples. Or did it? The dominant view of this period today is that the 'fall of Rome' was a largely peaceful transition to Germanic rule, and the start of a positive cultural transformation. Bryan Ward-Perkins encourages every reader to think again by reclaiming the drama and violence of Rome's fall, and reinstating the very real horrors of barbarian occupation and the disintegration of the Roman world. He examines
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Cataloging source
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Ward-Perkins, Bryan
Dewey number
937.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DG311
LC item number
.W33 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rome
  • Rome
  • Rome
  • Rome
  • HISTORY
  • Rome (Empire)
  • Verval (geschiedenis)
  • Barbaren
  • Invasies
  • Romeinse rijk
  • Zivilisation
  • Völkerwanderung
  • Römisches Reich
Label
The fall of Rome : and the end of civilization, Bryan Ward-Perkins
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2005
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-223) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; I. Did Rome Ever Fall?; PART ONE: THE FALL OF ROME; II. The Horrors of War; III. The Road to Defeat; IV. Living under the New Masters; PART TWO: THE END OF A CIVILIZATION; V. The Disappearance of Comfort; VI. Why the Demise of Comfort?; VII. The Death of a Civilization?; VIII. All for the Best in the Best of All Possible Worlds?; Appendix: From Potsherds to People; Chronology; Notes; Bibliography; Picture List; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y
Control code
180203434
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 239 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786610762309
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
076230
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)180203434
Label
The fall of Rome : and the end of civilization, Bryan Ward-Perkins
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2005
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-223) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; I. Did Rome Ever Fall?; PART ONE: THE FALL OF ROME; II. The Horrors of War; III. The Road to Defeat; IV. Living under the New Masters; PART TWO: THE END OF A CIVILIZATION; V. The Disappearance of Comfort; VI. Why the Demise of Comfort?; VII. The Death of a Civilization?; VIII. All for the Best in the Best of All Possible Worlds?; Appendix: From Potsherds to People; Chronology; Notes; Bibliography; Picture List; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y
Control code
180203434
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 239 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786610762309
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
076230
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)180203434

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