A History of Roman Britain, Paperback
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'One could not ask for a more meticulous or scholarly assessment of what Britain meant to the Romans, or Rome to Britons, than Peter Salway's Monumental Study' Frederick Raphael, Sunday Times From the invasions of Julius Caesar to the unexpected end of Roman rule in the early fifth century AD and the subsequent collapse of society in Britain, this book is the most authoritative and comprehensive account of Roman Britain ever published for the general reader.

Peter Salway's narrative takes into account the latest research including exciting discoveries of recent years, and will be welcomed by anyone interested in Roman Britain.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 608 pages, line drawings, maps
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780192801388



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A good if long and dare I say it exhausting book to read. Good to read if you like history and are interested in the time period, which I am, but after finishing it I know why I much prefer novels.