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Author Rutledge, Steven H., 1963-
Title Ancient Rome as a museum : power, identity, and the culture of collecting / Steven H. Rutledge.
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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 Floor2  DG78 .R88 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxiv, 395 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series Oxford studies in ancient culture and representation
Oxford studies in ancient culture and representation.
Contents Introduction: museums and muses -- Collecting and acquisition -- Viewing, appreciating, understanding -- Displaying domination: spoils, war commemoratives, and competition -- Constructing social identity: pietas, women and the Roman house -- The monster and the map -- Imperial collections and the narrative of the Princeps -- Access and upkeep.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-337) and indexes.
Subject Rome -- Civilization.
Art objects -- Collectors and collecting -- Rome.
National characteristics, Roman.
ISBN 9780199573233 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0199573239 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 794208416