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By Margaret Malamud

Ancient Rome and glossy America explores the important function the narratives and pictures of Rome have performed in America’s realizing of itself and its heritage.

  • Places America’s reaction to Rome in a historic context, from the progressive period to the present
  • Looks at portrayals of Rome in several media: writing, structure, theatre, portray, World’s gala's and Expositions, and film
  • Beautifully illustrated with over forty top of the range photos and figures

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