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The Complete Book of Greed: The Strange and Amazing History of Human Excess

The Complete Book of Greed: The Strange and Amazing History of Human Excess

A whimsical reference documenting humankind’s unending fascination with, and lust for, money offers a historical study of human avarice and conspicuous consumption, from the pyramids of the pharaohs to Imelda Marco’s infamous shoe collection. 8 mots de plus

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Olivier Hekster, Ted Kaizer - Frontiers in the Roman World (Impact of Empire)

This volume presents the proceedings of the ninth workshop of the international network ‘Impact of Empire’, which concentrates on the history of the Roman Empire. It focuses on different ways in which Rome created, changed and influenced (perceptions of) frontiers. 27 mots de plus

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