Ancient Rome and Modern America

Ancient Rome and Modern America

Author(s): Margaret Malamud

Published Online: 24 MAR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405139335

Online ISBN: 9781444305074

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305074

Series Editor(s): Maria Wyke

About this Book

Ancient Rome and Modern America explores the vital role the narratives and images of Rome have played in America's understanding of itself and its history.

  • Places America's response to Rome in a historical context, from the Revolutionary era to the present
  • Looks at portrayals of Rome in different media: writing, architecture, theatre, painting, World's Fairs and Expositions, and film
  • Beautifully illustrated with over 40 high quality photographs and figures

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