Ancient Rome and Modern America
March 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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- Explores how images and narratives of Rome have been appropriated across American culture - from the commanding politicians of the Roman Republic to its monumental, classical architecture
- 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