Table of contents for Globalizing Roman culture : unity, diversity and empire / Richard Hingley.

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 Globalization and Roman Culture: unity, diversity and empire
1. The past in the present
The changing past
The power of the past
A discourse of Western domination
The potential of archaeological research
2. Changing concepts of Roman identity and social change
Classical inheritances
Interpreting Romanization in the context of Western culture
Modernist Romanization
Critical assessment
Native reactions
The ghost of modernism
Reintroducing power relations
Re-constructing Roman Culture in a global context
3. Roman imperialism and culture
Defining Roman elite culture
Roman culture
Writing about elite culture
The opportunity of conquest
Civilizing missions?
Classical education
Elite culture as imperial discourses
4. The material elements of elite culture
Projecting Roman elite identity
Dress and appearance
Creating urban space
Creating domestic space
Standardized developments?
5. Fragmenting identities
Spreading Roman culture?
'The empire writes back'
'Discrepant experiences' in the landscape
Consuming Culture
Pottery and consumption
The limits of connectivity
6. 'Back to the future'? Empire and Rome
Enabling and imposing

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Rome -- Civilization -- Influence.
Acculturation -- Rome.