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Fuhrmann, Christopher J
Policing the Roman Empire : soldiers, administration, and public order / Christopher J. Fuhrmann
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012
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 3rd Floor  DG109 .F84 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Police -- Rome -- History
Soldiers -- Rome -- History
Magistrates, Roman -- History
Social control -- Rome -- History
Subject Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D
Rome -- Politics and government -- 30 B.C.-476 A.D
Rome -- Social conditions
Subject(s) Roman provinces -- History
Roman provinces -- Politics and government
Roman provinces -- Social conditions
Physical Description xx, 330 p. : map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-293) and indexes
Contents Roman emperors from Augustus to Julian -- Maps of the Roman Empire -- "Arrest me, for I have run away": fugitive slave hunting in the Roman Empire -- "Like a thief in the night": self-help, magisterial authority, and civilian policing -- "I brought peace to the provinces": Augustus and the rhetoric of imperial peace -- "To squelch the discord of the rabble": military policing in Rome and Italy under Augustus' successors -- "Let there be no violence contrary to my wish": emperors and provincial order -- "Keep your province pacified and quiet": provincial governors, public order, and policing -- "Military stations throughout all provinces": detached-service soldier-police -- Appendix: Differentiating stationarii from beneficiarii consulares and other detached-service soldiers

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