Evicted From Eternity

Evicted From Eternity

The Restructuring of Modern Rome

eBook - 2009
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Modern Rome is a city rife with contradictions. Once the seat of ancient glory, it is now often the object of national contempt. It plays a significant part on the world stage, but the concerns of its residents are often deeply parochial. And while they live in the seat of a world religion, Romans can be vehemently anticlerical. These tensions between the past and the present, the global and the local, make Rome fertile ground to study urban social life, the construction of the past, the role of religion in daily life, and how a capital city relates to the rest of the nation. Michael Herzfeld f.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780226329079
0226329070
9780226329116
0226329119
9786612239656
6612239654
1282239651
9781282239654
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 373 pages) : illustrations, map

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