Roman Officers and English Gentlemen


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Author  Richard Hingley
Publisher  Routledge
Publication Date   October 14, 2000
ISBN  0415235804
Pages  240

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This landmark book shows how much Victorian and Edwardian Roman archaeologists were influenced by their own experience of empire in their interpretation of archaeological evidence. This distortion of the facts became accepted truth and its legacy is still felt in archaeology today. While tracing the development of these ideas, the author also gives the reader a throrough grounding in the history of Roman archaeology itself.

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