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Divide and rule: Frontinus and Roman land-surveying

Cuomo, Serafina (2000) Divide and rule: Frontinus and Roman land-surveying. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 31 (2), pp. 189-202. ISSN 0039-3681.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0039-3681(00)00011-X

Abstract

This paper aims to cast new light on one of our main sources for ancient science, Sextus Julius Frontinus; to cast new light on the science of the Graeco-Roman period; and to contribute ancient materials to present discussions on the relations between power and knowledge, and/or science and empire.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved. At the time of publication the author was at Christ's College, Cambridge.
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > History, Classics and Archaeology
Depositing User: Sandra Plummer
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2008 14:18
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:33
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/645

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