Blood in the Arena The Spectacle of Roman Power. Alison Futrell.

Blood in the Arena The Spectacle of Roman Power

Hardcover, Austin: University of Texas Press, 1997. First Edition. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. "In this book, Alison Futrell fully explores the arena - with its bloody gladiatorial contests and battles of humans against animals - as a key social and political institution for binding together center and periphery, Rome and its provinces." Ships same or next business day. Spine is skewed and loose. Minor edge wear. Boards are gently curved. Small bumps on spine ends and top left corner of back board. Faint soiling and foxing to edges of pages. Otherwise, free from major defect. Dust jacket protected in archival cover. DJ has minimal edge and shelf wear. Small creases on corners and spine ends. Light age spotting on interior. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 338 pages. [Item #78411]

Price: $30.00

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