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The Resource The fires of Vesuvius : Pompeii lost and found, Mary Beard

The fires of Vesuvius : Pompeii lost and found, Mary Beard

Label
The fires of Vesuvius : Pompeii lost and found
Title
The fires of Vesuvius
Title remainder
Pompeii lost and found
Statement of responsibility
Mary Beard
Title variation
  • Pompeii: the life of a Roman town
  • Pompeii lost and found
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From its political and religious systems to slavery and attitudes toward sex, the ruins of this ancient Roman city are explored in a study that brings to light new facts about the way the people of Pompeii lived prior to meeting their devastating end in 79 CE
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
321921
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beard, Mary
Dewey number
937/.7256807
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DG70.P7
LC item number
B43 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pompeii (Extinct city)
  • Pompeii (Extinct city)
  • Pompeii (Extinct city)
  • Pompeii (Extinct city)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Pompeii lost and found
Label
The fires of Vesuvius : Pompeii lost and found, Mary Beard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-335) and index
Contents
Living in an old city -- Street life -- House and home -- Painting and decorating -- Earning a living : baker, banker and garum maker -- Who ran the city? -- The pleasures of the body : food, wine, sex and baths -- Fun and games -- A city full of gods
Control code
ocn225874239
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
360 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780674029767
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008027513
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)225874239
Label
The fires of Vesuvius : Pompeii lost and found, Mary Beard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-335) and index
Contents
Living in an old city -- Street life -- House and home -- Painting and decorating -- Earning a living : baker, banker and garum maker -- Who ran the city? -- The pleasures of the body : food, wine, sex and baths -- Fun and games -- A city full of gods
Control code
ocn225874239
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
360 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780674029767
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008027513
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)225874239

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