The Resource Tales of the barbarians. | Tales of the barbarians : ethnography and empire in the Roman west, Greg Woolf

Tales of the barbarians. | Tales of the barbarians : ethnography and empire in the Roman west, Greg Woolf

Label
Tales of the barbarians : ethnography and empire in the Roman west
Title
Tales of the barbarians
Title remainder
ethnography and empire in the Roman west
Statement of responsibility
Greg Woolf
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tales of the Barbarians traces the creation of new mythologies in the wake of Roman expansion westward to the Atlantic, and offers the first application of modern ethnographic theory to ancient material.: Investigates the connections between empire and knowledge at the turn of the millennia, and the creation of new histories in the Roman West; Explores how ancient geography, local histories and the stories of wandering heroes were woven together by Greek scholars and local experts; Offers a fresh perspective by examining passages from ancient writers in a new light
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
937/.07
Index
index present
LC call number
DG272
LC item number
.W66 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Blackwell-Bristol lectures on Greece, Rome and the classical tradition
Label
Tales of the barbarians. | Tales of the barbarians : ethnography and empire in the Roman west, Greg Woolf
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Publication
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Note
Print version:
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
  • online resource
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • text
Content type code
  • txt
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Telling tales on the middle ground -- Explaining the barbarians -- Ethnography and empire -- Enduring fictions?
Control code
690960312
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 167 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781405160735
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • computer
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)690960312

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