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Table Of Contents

Introduction
Exemplary Romans in the Early Republic
Working Men’s Heroes
Rome and the Politics of Slavery
Corporate Caesars and Radical Reformers
Manifest Virtue
The Pleasures of Empire
Screening Rome During the Great Depression
Cold War Romans
Imperial Consumption
Epilogue
Bibliography
Filmography
Index
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Ancient Rome and Modern America

Ancient Rome and Modern America

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Ancient Rome and Modern America explores the vital role thenarratives and images of Rome have played in America’sunderstanding of itself and its history. Places America’s response to Rome in a historicalcontext, from the Revolutionary era to the present Looks at portrayals of Rome in different media: writing,architecture, theatre, painting, World’s Fairs andExpositions, and film Beautifully illustrated with over 40 high quality photographsand figures
Ancient Rome and Modern America explores the vital role thenarratives and images of Rome have played in America’sunderstanding of itself and its history. Places America’s response to Rome in a historicalcontext, from the Revolutionary era to the present Looks at portrayals of Rome in different media: writing,architecture, theatre, painting, World’s Fairs andExpositions, and film Beautifully illustrated with over 40 high quality photographsand figures

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Publish date: Mar 30, 2009
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