Ancient Rome and Modern America
March 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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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