Publisher: Routledge; Reprint edition (April 22, 2012)
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the 1st and simply monograph to be had at the topic, The Roman urban and its outer edge deals a whole and certain remedy of the little-investigated element of Roman urbanism – the phenomenon of suburban improvement. providing archaeological and literary facts along sixty-three plans of towns, construction plans, and pictures, Penelope Goodman examines how and why Roman suburbs grew up outdoor Roman towns, what was once designated concerning the nature of suburban improvement, and what contributions structures and actions within the suburbs may well make to the nature and serve as of town as an entire. With complete bibliography and annotations all through, it will not just offer a coherent therapy of a vital subject for college kids of Roman urbanism, yet archaeologists, city planners and geographers additionally, may have a good comparative device within the research of contemporary urbanism.