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Ancient Rome as a museum

Steven H. Rutledge

Ancient Rome as a museum

power, identity, and the culture of collecting

by Steven H. Rutledge

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • Art objects,
  • Roman National characteristics,
  • Collectors and collecting

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-337) and indexes.

    StatementSteven H. Rutledge
    SeriesOxford studies in ancient culture and representation, Oxford studies in ancient culture and representation
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG78 .R88 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 395 p. :
    Number of Pages395
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25392265M
    ISBN 100199573239
    ISBN 109780199573233
    LC Control Number2011279191
    OCLC/WorldCa794208416

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