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  • NGOs and Environmental Policiesby David Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    Covering the work of non-governmental organizations in trying to change the environmental policies of governments and businesses, this study looks at field research in Asia and Africa, and relates it to theoretical issues in the academic field. more...

  • Literary Texts and the Roman Historianby David Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95

    Literary Texts and the Roman Historian provides an accessible and concise introduction to the complexities of Roman historiography. more...

  • War and Government in the French Provincesby David Potter

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 50.00

    This book is a detailed examination of war and government in Picardy. more...

  • The Victor's Crownby David Potter

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 18.99

    The Victor's Crown brings to vivid life the signal role of sport in the classical world. Ranging over a dozen centuries--from Archaic Greece through to the late Roman and early Byzantine empires--David Potter's lively narrative shows how sport, to the ancients, was not just a dim reflection of religion and politics but a potent social force... more...

  • Emperors of Romeby David Potter

    Quercus Publishing 2007; US$ 12.72

    The Emperors of Rome charts the rise and fall of the Roman Empire through profiles of the greatest and most notorious of the emperors, from the autocratic Augustus to the feeble Claudius, the vicious Nero to the beneficent Marcus Aurelius, through to the maniac Commodus and beyond. Interwoven with these are vivid descriptions of sports and art,... more...

  • The Victor's Crownby David Potter

    Quercus Publishing 2011; US$ 15.45

    What is sport and why do we love it? These two questions drive David Potter's analysis of the western tradition of competitive athletics from eighth century BC to the sixth century AD. The story of ancient sport offers a paradigm for the tale of sport in our own time. Incorporating the latest research, 'The Victor's Crown' opens with an analysis of... more...

  • The Victor's Crownby David Potter

    Quercus Publishing 2012; US$ 21.99

    A history of Greek and Roman sport in the ancient world, and the genesis of the Olympic Games. more...

  • Renaissance France at Warby David Potter

    Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 99.00

    The rulers of Renaissance France regarded war as hugely important. This book shows why, looking at all aspects of warfare from strategy to its reception, depiction and promotion. more...

  • The Celtic Miscellanyby David Potter

    The History Press 2012; US$ 14.57

    Celtic is an unusual football club, inspiring strong feelings in almost everyone. It is of course virtually impossible to chronicle all that has happened in the history of club, but this little gem draws together some of the most interesting, quirky and downright odd events that have taken place over their long and auspicious existence. Packed with... more...

  • Constantine the Emperorby David Potter

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 24.99

    This year Christians worldwide will celebrate the 1700th anniversary of Constantine's conversion and victory at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge. No Roman emperor had a greater impact on the modern world than did Constantine. The reason is not simply that he converted to Christianity but that he did so in a way that brought his subjects along after... more...