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Imperial Projections Ancient Rome in Modern Popular Culture

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ISBN-10: 0801882680

ISBN-13: 9780801882685

Edition: 2002

Authors: Sandra R. Joshel, Margaret Malamud, Donald T. McGuire, Donald T. McGuire

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The phenomenal success of the recent film Gladiator ensures that ancient Rome will continue to inspire moviemakers and attract audiences as it has done since the dawn of cinema. Indeed, the creators of popular culture have so often appropriated elements of Roman history and society for films and television programs, novels and comic books, advertising and computer games that most people's knowledge of ancient Rome derives from these representations. In Imperial Projections, scholars from a variety of fields -- classics, history, film studies, and gender theory -- provide an interdisciplinary look at how ancient Rome has been depicted in the media and what these varied portrayals tell us…    
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 9/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 7.28" wide x 8.98" long x 0.73" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Sandra R. Joshel is a professor of history at the University of Washington. Margaret Malamud is an associate professor of history at New Mexico State University. Donald T. McGuire, Jr. is Director of the College of Arts and Sciences Advisement Services and adjunct assistant professor of Classics at SUNY, Buffalo.

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