New Global Studies
Ed. by Chanda, Nayan / Iriye, Akira / Mazlish, Bruce / Sassen, Saskia
3 Issues per year
The historiography of the Roman Empire overstates the "local" integrity of Roman and non-Roman culture, and de-emphasizes the interconnections and proto-global essence of imperial society. Revisiting these interconnections suggests that the Roman Empire was a precursor to modern-day globalization.