Beyond Romans and natives

G Woolf

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Revisionist studies of Roman imperialism and Romanization continue to show the traces of modem debates on imperialism and colonialism, in particular a tendency to analyse cultural change in terms of the interaction of two ethnic cultures. An analysis of the changing unities and diversities of cultures in Gaul (modern France), and of the transformation of Roman culture during and as a result of imperial expansion, suggests a new view of the nature and genesis of Roman imperial culture.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)339-350
Number of pages12
JournalWorld Archaeology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1997


  • Romanization
  • Gaul
  • Roman
  • imperialism
  • colonialism
  • acculturation


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