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Empire of Pleasures

Luxury and Indulgence in the Roman World

by Andrew Dalby

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7489832M
ISBN 100415280737
ISBN 109780415280730

Eventually, he went on to use all his knowledge of the historical facts about the Roman Empire to develop the series. Riches laid the foundation of the first book after visiting the fort of Housesteads Roman in An initial book written in the historical series by Anthony Riches . Get this from a library! Empire of pleasures: luxury and indulgence in the Roman world. [Andrew Dalby] -- This text envelops the reader in a world devoted to the fulfilment of the senses, recapturing the Roman Empire as it was sensed and imaged by those who lived in it. It presents a survey of how the.

  This compact book--which appeared earlier in the multivolume series A History of Private Life--is a history of the Roman Empire in pagan times. It is an interpretation setting forth in detail the universal civilization of the Romans-so much of it Hellenic-that later gave way to Christianity. show more/5(10). Futile Pleasures provides a timely reminder that, in the face of ceaseless debates about the role of the humanities, we might recall the history of such a demand for usefulness and, in doing so, uncover the radical possibilities available in pleasure.- Sixteenth Century Journal “If the humanist defense of literature calls attention to the work of art, identifying aesthetic practice with the.

In Empire of Things, Frank Trentmann unfolds the extraordinary story of our modern material world, from Renaissance Italy and late Ming China to today’s global economy. While consumption is often portrayed as a recent American export, this monumental and richly detailed account shows that it is in fact a truly international phenomenon with a. The Pleasures of Empire. The premise of this book is twofold: First, that the imaginary is real. Where it differs from what we commonly take to be reality is in structure and in : Margaret Malamud.


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