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Mortal republic

Edward Jay Watts

Mortal republic

how Rome fell into tyranny

by Edward Jay Watts

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEdward J. Watts
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG254.2 .W38 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 336 pages
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26977891M
    ISBN 100465093817
    ISBN 109780465093816
    LC Control Number2018018024
    OCLC/WorldCa1028188810

    A new history of the Roman Republic and its collapse In Mortal Republic, prize-winning historian Edward J. Watts offers a new history of the fall of the Roman Republic that explains why Rome exchanged freedom for autocracy. For centuries, even as Rome grew into the Mediterranean's premier military and political power, its governing institutions, parliamentary rules, and political . "Mortal Republic retells the familiar story of how one of history's most famous and long-lived republics became a monarchy. Edward Watts is an expert and eloquent guide through the political drama of the late republic, and his book offers a timely reminder that constitutions are fragile and that the politics of consensus can be replaced by the.

    In Mortal Republic, prize-winning historian Edward J. Watts offers a new history of the fall of the Roman Republic that explains why Rome exchanged freedom for centuries, even as Rome grew into the Mediterranean's premier military and political power, its governing institutions, parliamentary rules, and political customs successfully fostered negotiation and . Books. Mortal Republic: How Rome Fell into Tyranny, Basic Books, City and School in Late Antique Athens and Alexandria, University of California Press, Riot in Alexandria: Tradition and Group Dynamics in Late Antique Pagan and Christian Communities, University of California Press, The Final Pagan Generation, University of California Press,

    Mortal Republic provides excellent insights into how the Republic became the Empire, and more broadly it speaks to the ever-present threat of centralized power. Dr. Watts prefaces his book by noting the value in consulting ancient history to understand more recent events which might defy explanation at first glance. In particular, Watts. Rent Mortal Republic 1st edition () today, or search our site for other textbooks by Edward J. Watts. Every textbook comes with a day "Any Reason" guarantee. Published by Basic Books. Need help ASAP? We have you covered with 24/7 instant online tutoring. Connect with one of our tutors now.


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