From renowned and respected author David Shotter, this updated and expanded edition of Roman Britain offers a concise introduction to this period, drawing on the wealth of recent scholarship to explain the progress of the Romans and their objectives in conquering Britain.
Key topics discussed include:
* the Roman conquest of Britain
* the evolution of the frontier with Scotland
* the infrastructure the Romans put in place
* the place of religion in Roman Britain.
Taking account of recent research, this second edition includes an expanded bibliography and a number of new plates which illustrate the various aspects of the Roman occupation of Britain.
David Shotter is Professor Emeritus in Roman Imperial History at the University of Lancaster. His many books include Rome and Her Empire, Tiberius Caesar (2nd edition, 2004), Augustus Caesar (2nd edition, 2005) and The Fall of the Roman Republic (2nd edition, 2005).
'This book by the Professor Emeritus of Roman Imperial History at Lancaster University, is one of the very readable Lancaster pamphlets series produced by Routledge. These texts are all delivered in a style that conveys the relevant information in a concise yet informative manner ... Professor Shotter has laboured to produce an incredibly interesting and readable text which would be an asset to any history department ... I really enjoyed this book and found its style particularly engaging. I would have no hesitation in recommending it to others' – SATH, History Teaching Review