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Author Toner, J. P

Title Popular culture in ancient Rome / Jerry Toner

Publ Info Cambridge, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Polity, 2009
 CCRI-Newport  DG78 .T657 2009    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DG78 .T657 2009    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for CCRI-Newport orders on 06-16-2011.
Descript 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [228]-247) and index
Contents Introduction : elite and popular cultures -- Problem-solving -- Mental health -- The world turned bottom up -- Common scents, common senses -- Popular resistance -- Conclusion : towards a Christian popular culture
Note The mass of the Roman people constituted well over 90% of the population. Much ancient history, however, has focused on the lives, politics and culture of the minority elite. This book helps redress the balance by focusing on the non-elite in the Roman world
LC subject Working class -- Rome -- Social conditions
Working class -- Rome -- Social life and customs
Middle class -- Rome
Middle class -- Rome -- Social life and customs
Social classes -- Rome
Rome -- Civilization
ISBN 9780745643090 (hbk.)
0745643094 (hbk.)
9780745643106 (pbk.)
0745643108 (pbk.)