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Daily life in Roman Britain

Lindsay Allason-Jones

Daily life in Roman Britain

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLindsay Allason-Jones.
    SeriesThe Greenwood Press daily life through history series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA145 .A448 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16885542M
    ISBN 109781846450358
    LC Control Number2008021490


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