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Imperialism, Power, and Identity:
Experiencing the Roman Empire
David J. Mattingly
With a new preface by the author

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations ix
List of Tables xiii
Foreword by R. Bruce Hitchner xv
Preface: My Roman Empire xvii

Part One: Imperialisms and Colonialisms
Chapter 1: From Imperium to Imperialism: Writing the Roman Empire 3
Chapter 2: From One Colonialism to Another: Imperialism and the Maghreb 43

Part Two: Power
Chapter 3: Regime Change, Resistance, and Reconstruction: Imperialism Ancient and Modern 75
Chapter 4: Power, Sex, and Empire 94

Part Three: Resources
Chapter 5: Ruling Regions, Exploiting Resources 125
Chapter 6: Landscapes of Imperialism. Africa: A Landscape of Opportunity? 146
Chapter 7: Metals and Metalla: A Roman Copper-Mining Landscape in the Wadi Faynan, Jordan 167

Part Four: Identity
Chapter 8: Identity and Discrepancy 203
Chapter 9: Family Values: Art and Power at Ghirza in the Libyan Pre-desert 246

Afterword: Empire Experienced 269
References 277
Index 325

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