Table of contents for An archaeology of identity : soldiers and society in late Roman Britain / Andrew Gardner.

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List of Illustrations
Preface
1. Introduction: the Roman empire in the 21st century 
An archaeology of identity
Particular studies and general problems
The development of Roman studies
21st-century agendas
2. The practice of identity
Texts and theory in a historical discipline
Agency, structure and practice 
4th-century problems
3. The material dimensions of 4th-century life: objects and spaces
Studying materiality
Portable material culture
Architectural material culture
Texts as objects
Material practices and identity
4. The temporal dimensions of 4th-century life: traditions and change
Studying temporality
Biographies of assemblages
Biographies of places
Writing Roman history
Tradition, transformation and structuration
5. The social dimensions of 4th-century life: interactions and identities
Studying sociality
From practices to identities
The social world in late Roman Britain
A topography of 4th-century identities
6. Conclusion: Roman Britain in the 4th century
The dynamics of identification in late Roman Britain
Late Roman Britain and the late Roman empire
The archaeology of complex identities
An empire for the 21st century?
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Great Britain -- History -- Roman period, 55 B.C.-449 A.D.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- To 1066.
Great Britain -- Antiquities, Roman.
Romans -- Great Britain.