Ancient Rome and Modern America explores the vital role the narratives and images of Rome have played in America's understanding of itself and its history. Places America's response to Rome in a historical context, from the Revolutionary era to the present Looks at portrayals of Rome in different media: writing, architecture, theatre, painting, World's Fairs and Expositions, and film Beautifully illustrated with over 40 high quality photographs and figures
Margaret Malamud is associate professor of ancient history and Islamic Studies at New Mexico State University. She is co-editor of Imperial Projections: Ancient Rome in Modern Popular Culture (2001).
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