Social Struggles in Archaic Rome: New Perspectives on the Conflict of the Orders, Expanded and Updated Edition

Social Struggles in Archaic Rome: New Perspectives on the Conflict of the Orders, Expanded and Updated Edition

Editor(s): Kurt A. Raaflaub

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405100601

Online ISBN: 9780470752753

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752753

About this Book

This widely respected study of social conflicts between the patrician elite and the plebeians in the first centuries of the Roman republic has now been enhanced by a new chapter on material culture, updates to individual chapters, an updated bibliography, and a new introduction.


  • Analyzes social conflicts between patricians and plebeians in early republican Rome
  • Includes chapters by leading scholars from both sides of the Atlantic illuminating social, economic, legal, religious, military, and political aspects as well as the reliability of historical sources
  • Contributors have written addenda for the new edition, updating their chapters in light of recent scholarship

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