Ancient Rome: City Planning and Administration

Ancient Rome: City Planning and Administration

By: O.F. Robinson (author)Hardback

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Rome was a huge city. Running it required not only public works and services but also specialised law. This innovative work traces the development of that law and system in the main areas of administration. The book incorporates and develops previous historical and topographical works by relating their findings to the Roman legal framework, building up a portrait of public administration, unusually comprehensive for the ancient world.

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Introduction: Limitations of Space and Time Chapter 1 The Physical City Chapter 2 Town Planning: The Long View Chapter 3 Building Controls Chapter 4 Public Buildings and Public Works Chapter 5 Streets and Thoroughfares Chapter 6 The Tiber Chapter 7 Water and Fire Chapter 8 Public Health and Safety Chapter 9 Control of Services Chapter 10 Feeding the City Chapter 11 Shows and Spectacles Chapter 12 The Forces of Law and Order Chapter 13 Public Order Chapter 14 Loose Ends Bibliography

Product Details

  • publication date: 20/02/1992
  • ISBN13: 9780415022347
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780415022347
  • weight: 476
  • ISBN10: 0415022347

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