Saskia T. Roselaar (1980) has a PhD in Ancient History from the University of Leiden. Her publications include Public land in the Roman Republic: a social and economic history of ager publicus in Italy (Oxford, 2010).
Contributors: Ed Bispham, Elisabeth Buchet, Massimiliano Di Fazio, Rianne Hermans, Daniel Hoyer, Eleanor Jefferson, Seth Kendall, Patrick Kent, David Langslow, Kathryn Lomas, Toni Naco del Hoyo, Skylar Neil, John R. Patterson, Jordi Principal, Elizabeth C. Robinson, Saskia T. Roselaar, Nathan S. Rosenstein, Roman Roth, Federico Russo, Osvaldo Sacchi and Fiona Tweedie.
All those interested in the history and archaeology of the Roman Republic, as well as those interested in processes of integration and identity formation in the wider ancient world.
Table of contents
1. Saskia T. Roselaar: Introduction
2. Roman Roth: Regionalism: towards a New Perspective of Cultural Change in Central Italy, c. 350-100 BC
3. Federico Russo: The Beginning of the First Punic War and the Concept of Italia
4. Skylar Neil: Identity Construction and Boundaries: Hellenistic Perugia
5. Patrick Kent: Reconsidering socii in Roman armies before the Punic Wars
6. Nathan S. Rosenstein: Integration and Armies in the Middle Republic
7. Seth Kendall: Appian, Allied Ambassadors, and the Rejection of 91: why the Romans Chose to Fight the Bellum Sociale
8. Fiona Tweedie: The Lex Licinia Mucia and the Bellum Italicum
9. Saskia T. Roselaar: Mediterranean Trade as a Mechanism of Integration between Romans and Italians
10. Jordi Principal & Toni Ñaco del Hoyo: Outposts of integration? Garrisoning, Logistics and Archaeology in North-Eastern Hispania, 133-82 BCE
11. Daniel C. Hoyer: Samnite Economy and the Competitive Environment of Italy in the Fifth to Third Centuries BC
12. Kathryn Lomas: The Weakest Link: Elite Social Networks in Republican Italy
13. John R. Patterson: Contact, Co-operation, and Conflict in Pre-Social War Italy
14. Ed H. Bispham: Rome and Antium: Pirates, Polities, and Identity in the Middle Republic
15. Elizabeth C. Robinson: A Localized Approach to the Study of Integration and Identity in Southern Italy
16. Osvaldo Sacchi: Settlement Structures and Institutional ‘Continuity’ in Capua until the deductio coloniaria of 59 BC
17. David Langslow: Integration, Identity, and Language Shift: Strengths and Weaknesses of the ‘Linguistic’ Evidence