The Resource Alaric the Goth : an outsider's history of the fall of Rome, Douglas Boin, (electronic resource)

Alaric the Goth : an outsider's history of the fall of Rome, Douglas Boin, (electronic resource)

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Alaric the Goth : an outsider's history of the fall of Rome
Title
Alaric the Goth
Title remainder
an outsider's history of the fall of Rome
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Douglas Boin
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eng
Summary
Denied citizenship by the Roman Empire, a soldier named Alaric changed history by unleashing a surprise attack on the capital city of an unjust empire. Stigmatized and relegated to the margins of Roman society, the Goths were violent "barbarians" who destroyed "civilization," at least in the conventional story of Rome's collapse. But a slight shift of perspective brings their history, and ours, shockingly alive. Alaric grew up near the river border that separated Gothic territory from Roman. He survived a border policy that separated migrant children from their parents, and he was denied benefits he likely expected from military service. In stark contrast to the rising bigotry, intolerance, and zealotry among Romans during Alaric's lifetime, the Goths, as practicing Christians, valued religious pluralism and tolerance. The marginalized Goths preserved virtues of the ancient world that we take for granted. The three nights of riots Alaric and the Goths brought to the capital struck fear into the hearts of the powerful, but the riots were not without cause. Combining vivid storytelling and historical analysis, Douglas Boin reveals the Goths' complex and fascinating legacy in shaping our world
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Boin, Douglas
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  • 937/.09092
  • B
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LC call number
DG322.5.A53
LC item number
B65 2020ab
Literary text for sound recordings
  • biography
  • history
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Read by Chris MacDonnell
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1954-
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MacDonnell, Chris
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  • Alaric
  • Visigoths
  • Rome
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Alaric the Goth : an outsider's history of the fall of Rome, Douglas Boin, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (08 hr., 17 min., 19 sec.))
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online
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9781684579105
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(OCoLC)1159982011
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Alaric the Goth : an outsider's history of the fall of Rome, Douglas Boin, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (08 hr., 17 min., 19 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781684579105
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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(OCoLC)1159982011
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