Mortal Republic

Mortal Republic Mortal Republic Free Download Author Edward J Watts Thomashillier.co.uk A New History Of The Roman Republic And Its Collapse In Mortal Republic, Prizewinning Historian Edward J Watts Offers A New History Of The Fall Of The Roman Republic That Explains Why Rome Exchanged Freedom For Autocracy For Centuries, Even As Rome Grew Into The Mediterranean S Premier Military And Political Power, Its Governing Institutions, Parliamentary Rules, And Political Customs Successfully Fostered Negotiation And Compromise By The 130s BC, However, Rome S Leaders Increasingly Used These Same Tools To Cynically Pursue Individual Gain And Obstruct Their Opponents As The Center Decayed And Dysfunction Grew, Arguments Between Politicians Gave Way To Political Violence In The Streets The Stage Was Set For Destructive Civil Wars And Ultimately The Imperial Reign Of Augustus The Death Of Rome S Republic Was Not Inevitable In Mortal Republic, Watts Shows It Died Because It Was Allowed To, From Thousands Of Small Wounds Inflicted By Romans Who Assumed That It Would Last Forever.

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  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • Mortal Republic
  • Edward J. Watts
  • English
  • 15 October 2018
  • 0465093817

10 thoughts on “Mortal Republic

  1. says:

    No Republic is eternal It lives only as long as its citizens want itIn Mortal Republic, historian Edward J Watts offers a new history of the fall of the Roman Republic that explains the collapse of democracy in the Republic and the rise of an autocratic Roman Empire At its peak, Rome was the world s only democratic power of its time Its governing institutions, parliamentary rules, and political customs successfully fostered negotiation and compromise Rome judged each man s by his merNo Republic is eternal It lives only as long as its citizens want itIn Mortal Republic, historian Edward J Watts offers a new history of the fall of the Roman Republic that explains the collapse of democracy in the Republic and the rise of an autocratic Roman Empire At its peak, Rome was the world s only democratic power of its time Its governing institutions, parliamentary rules, and political customs successfully fostered negotiation and compromise Rome judged each man s by his merit and service to the roman state as repaid with honor By the 130 BC, however, Rome s leaders began increasingly pursuing individual gain...

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    The founders of the US had the Roman Republic present in their minds as they were constructing the US republic Many of the institutions created outside of the English common law were modeled on political ideals inspired by earlier republics Rome being the most important example of the ancient world was the most important model To keep from falling into tyranny or dictatorship republics like Rome had many power centers that had checks on each other to make sure consensus was achieved before ac The founders of the US had the Roman Republic present in their minds as they were constructing the US republic Many of the institutions created outside of the English common law were modeled on political ideals inspired by earlier republics Rome b...

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    The past is no Oracle and historians are not prophets, but this does not mean that it is wrong to look to antiquity for help understanding the present This was intense No republic is eternal It lives only as long as its citizens want it As soon as I finished the book I thought it would be a labor of Hercules to make a comprehensive review, especially because the book is exhaustive in itself Romans had avoided political violence for three centuries before a series of political murders rocked The past is no Oracle and historians are not prophets, but this does not mean that it is wrong to look to antiquity for help understanding the present This was intense No republic is eternal It lives only as long as its citizens want it As soon as I finished the book I thought it would be a labor of Hercules to make a comprehensive review, especially because the book is exhaustive in itself Romans had avoided political violence for three centuries before a series of political murders rocked the repu...

  4. says:

    This is a interesting book one with a very relevant message.

  5. says:

    What a fascinating and timely book this is This is the history of how the Roman Republic transmuted into an autocracy going from an austere, honor driven, consensus based society to an unimaginably wealthy oligarchy which rested on the shoulders of one man Well written and beautifully flowing, this is a hard book to put down.Watts describes the early Republic, with its interlocking system of mutual responsibility, where the most sought after goods that is, honors and public acclaim, were the What a fascinating and timely book this is This is the history of how the Roman Republic t...

  6. says:

    A study of several hundred years of ancient Rome, Mortal Republic tries to analyze why it became vulnerable to dictators and eventually fell I found the writing style largely dry and often too repetitive, reading like a basic history textbook than anything else As fascinating as the subject should be, this was oftenof a slog of recited dates, names, and battles than the political study I was expecting Watts conclusion, that the Republic fell to tyrants like Julius Caesar and eventual A study of several hundred years of ancient Rome, Mortal Republic tries to analyze why it became vulnerable to dictators and eventually fell I found the writing style largely dry and often too repetitive, reading like a basic history textbook than anything else As fascinating as the subject should be, this was oftenof a slog of recited dates, names, and battles than the political study I was expecting Watts conclusion, that the Republic fell to tyrants like Julius Caesar and eventually Augustus, was an interesting one namely, that the average citizen allowed it to happen over centuries and in the end was willing to give up working for a republic, and give up many of their freedoms, to gain basic stability and safety For all the senators and consuls working the system for their own selfish purposes, Watts believes it is the average citizen who allowed them to do this, and so allowed their republic to disintegra...

  7. says:

    I usually battle to enjoy history books that deal with the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire they are just too confusing and boring THIS book is different I actually enjoyed reading it The writing is clear and accessible, the subject straightforward, and the relevance of that subject to the current political climate highlighted Mortal Republic covers the Roman Republic period between 280 BC and 27 BC, when the Roman Senate formally granted Octavian overarching power and the new title Aug I usually battle to enjoy history books that deal with the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire they are just too confusing and boring THIS book is different I actually enjo...

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