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Published: 29 October 1987

168 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195206074

Bookseller Code (04)

Slaves and Masters in the Roman Empire

A Study in Social Control

K. R. Bradley

This ground-breaking book is the first to show how the institution of slavery, one of the most characteristic and enduring features of Roman imperial society, was maintained over time and how, at a practical level, the lives of slaves were directly controlled by their masters.