Acknowledgments. Introduction: The Study of Roman Imperialism: Craige B. Champion and Arthur M. Eckstein. 1. The Growth of Roman Power and Imperial Motivations. 2. Political, Social, and Economic Consquences of Empire. 3. Ideology and Government of Empire. 4. "Romanization": Cultural Assimilation, Hydridization, and Resistance. 5. The Frontier: Strategy and Defense of Empire. Glossary. Index.
Craige B. Champion is Assistant Professor of Ancient History in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. He has published numerous articles on ancient history and historiography and is the author of a forthcoming book entitled, Cultural Politics in Polybius' Histories.
"A solid production that would serve as a good textbook for an introductory, semester-long course on Roman imperialism. Its usefulness as a teaching resource is enhanced by the presence of a glossary and a very full index." Scholia