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Herculaneum Uncovered - A Conversation with Andrew Wallace-Hadrill
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Herculaneum Uncovered - A Conversation with Andrew Wallace-Hadrill
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ISBN-13: 9781771700917
This book is based on an in-depth conversation between Howard Burton and Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, Director of Research and Honorary Professor of Roman Studies in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Cambridge. This wide-ranging conversation covers his fascinating archeological work done in Herculaneum and Pompeii, the politics of excavation, and life in the ancient Roman world.

This carefully-edited book includes an introduction, Historical Value, and questions for discussion at the end of each chapter:

I. What We Know - History and geology

II. Letting Sleeping Dogs Lie - Exploring historical motivations

III. Exploring Roman Society - Housing, slavery, citizenship and status

IV. Herculaneum vs. Pompeii - Different eyes on the past

V. The Future of the Past - Excavation, preservation and spending effectively

About Ideas Roadshow Conversations Series:

This book is part of a series of 100 Ideas Roadshow Conversations. Presented in an accessible, conversational format, Ideas Roadshow books not only explore frontline academic research featuring world-leading researchers but also reveal the inspirations and personal journeys behind the research.
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