Ancient Rome and Modern America

Book Details

Author  Margaret Malamud
Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   November 10, 2008
ISBN  1405139331
Pages  312

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Ancient Rome and Modern America explores the vital role the narratives and images of Rome have played in America’s understanding of itself and its history.

  • Places America’s response to Rome in a historical context, from the Revolutionary era to the present
  • Looks at portrayals of Rome in different media: writing, architecture, theatre, painting, World’s Fairs and Expositions, and film
  • Beautifully illustrated with over 40 high quality photographs and figures

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