TITLE

Anxieties of Empire and the Moral Tradition: Rome and Britain

AUTHOR(S)
Vance, Norman
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
International Journal of the Classical Tradition;Jun2011, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p246
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on the moral challenges and anxieties of empire in Great Britain and Rome. It highlights the moral problems and anxieties faced by the Roman Empire and British Empire. It states that the most serious concern was probably the anxiety on over-extension of empires. It says that defending the empire's boundaries always appeared to involve protecting more territories.
ACCESSION #
66256836

 

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