Preface 1. Caesar & Iron Age Britain * 2. The Conquest of Britain: ad 43-142 * 3. Later Roman Britain * 4. Governing Britain * 5. Military Installations * 6. Towns in Roman Britain * 7. Industry, Commerce & Production * 8. The Countryside & Villas * 9. People & Places of Roman Britain * 10. Religion * 11. The Aftermath * Feature Boxes: The Vindolanda Writing Tablets; Hadrian's Wall * Coinage in Roman Britain Britannia * Roads & Milestones * Roman London * The Legions * The Auxilia in Britain * Forum & Basilica * Public Baths * Theatres & Amphitheatres * Bath * Water Supply * Pottery Manufacture in Britain * Fishbourne * Death & Burial * Slavery * Christianity Classical Temples * Romano-Celtic Temples * Mithras * Late Treasure Hoards
An illuminating account of Britain as a Roman province which sets the Roman conquest and occupation within the larger context of Romano-British society
Guy de la Bedoyere is a frequent contributor to television programmes on archaeology and popular history.Among his other books are Hadrian's Wall - History and Guide, The Golden Age of Roman Britain and A Companion to Roman Britain.
'Popular history at its best' - Contemporary Review
'Lucid and engaging ... should take pride of place on the bookshelf of specialists and non-specialists interested in Roman Britain' - Minerva
'Strikes a good balance between history and archaeology ... both an enjoyable read and a good starting point for further reading and research' - Oxbow Book News