Professor Richard Alston

  1. 2021
  2. In preparation

    Gender Formation in the Formation of Empire

    Alston, R., 2021, (In preparation) Gendering Roman Imperialism. Cornwall, H. & Woolf, G. (eds.).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  3. Forthcoming

    Spaces of Desire: Houses, Households, and Social Reproduction in the Roman world

    Alston, R., 2021, (Accepted/In press) Between Words and Walls: Material and Textual Approaches to Ancient Housing. Baird, J. & Pudsey, A. (eds.). Cambridge University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  4. In preparation

    The Invention of Imperial Sovereignty

    Alston, R., 2021, (In preparation) Sovereignty in a Global Perspective. Smith, C. (ed.). British Academy

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  5. 2020
  6. E-pub ahead of print

    Ethnic Violence in Roman Alexandria: A Comparative Approach

    Alston, R., 27 Jul 2020, In : Acta Classica. 63, p. 15-42 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Evans, R.J. and De Marre, M. (edd.) 2020. Piracy, Pillage and Plunder in Antiquity: Appropriation and the Ancient World. London and New York: Routledge

    Alston, R., 10 Jul 2020, In : Acta Classica. 63, p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

  8. Submitted

    Modes of Production and Reproduction in Egyptian Villages

    Alston, R., 9 Jun 2020, (Submitted) Households in Context: : Dwelling in Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt. Barrett, C. E. & Carrington, J. C. (eds.). Ithaca: Cornell University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  9. Submitted

    Drawing Imperial Lines: Sovereignty and Tacitus' Germanicus

    Alston, R., 2020, (Submitted) In : Lexis. 38, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. 2018
  11. Published

    The Utopian City in Tacitus’ Agricola

    Alston, R., 22 Mar 2018, The Production of Space in Latin Literature. Fitzgerald, W. & Spentzou, E. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 235-259 25 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  12. 2017
  13. Published

    Introduction: Foucault's Rome

    Alston, R., 9 Jan 2017, In : Foucault Studies. 22, p. 8-30 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    Foucault's Empire of the Free

    Alston, R., 8 Jan 2017, In : Foucault Studies. 22, p. 94-112 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Published

    Foucault and Roman Antiquity: Foucault's Rome

    Alston, R. (ed.) & Bhatt, S. (ed.), 6 Jan 2017, In : Foucault Studies. 22, p. 8-133 126 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

  16. 2015
  17. Published

    Rome's Revolution: Death of the Republic & Birth of the Empire

    Alston, R., 23 Jul 2015, New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 408 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  18. Published

    The Space of Politics: Classics, Utopia, and the Defence of Order

    Alston, R., 18 Jun 2015, Greek and Roman Classics in the British Struggle for Social Change: From Samuel Taylor Coleridge to Harold Wilson’s Cabinet. Hall, E. & Stead, H. (eds.). London: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 183-196 14 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  19. 2014
  20. Published

    Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum

    Alston, R., Jun 2014, In : Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians. 73, 2, p. 295-96 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  21. Published

    Aspects of Roman History 31 BC - AD 117

    Alston, R., 2014, London, New York: Routledge. 481 p. (Aspects of Classical Civilization)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  22. 2013
  23. Published

    Augustan Imperialism

    Alston, R., 2013, A Companion to Roman Imperialism. Hoyos, D. (ed.). Leiden, Boston: Brill, p. 197-211 15 p. (History of Warfare; vol. 81).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  24. 2012
  25. Published

    Class cities: Classics, utopianism and urban planning in early twentieth-century Britain

    Alston, R., Jul 2012, In : Journal of Historical Geography. 38, 3, p. 263-272 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. 2011
  27. Published

    Ancient Slavery and Abolition: From Hobbes to Hollywood

    Hall, E. (ed.), Alston, R. (ed.) & McConnell, J. (ed.), 7 Jul 2011, Oxford University Press. 528 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  28. Published

    Reading Ancient Slavery

    Hall, E. (ed.), Proffitt, L. (ed.) & Alston, R. (ed.), 27 Jan 2011, London: Duckworth. 240 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  29. Published

    Political Culture in the Greek City after the Classical Age

    Alston, R. (ed.) & van Nijf, O. (ed.), 2011, Peeters.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  30. Published

    Political culture in the Greek city after the Classical Age: Introduction and Preview

    Alston, R. & van Nijf, O., 2011, Political Culture in the Greek City after the Classical Age. Alston, R. & van Nijf, O. (eds.). Peeters, p. 1-26 27 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  31. Published

    Post-Politics and the Ancient Greek City

    Alston, R., 2011, Political Culture in the Greek City after the Classical Age. Alston, R. & van Nijf, O. (eds.). p. 307-336 30 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  32. Published

    Reflections of Romanity: Discourses of Subjectivity in Imperial Rome

    Alston, R. & Spentzou, E., 2011, The Ohio State University Press. 247 p. (Classical Memories/Modern Identities)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  33. Published

    Seeing Caesar in ruins: towards a radical aesthetic of ruins

    Alston, R., 2011, In : European Review of History. 18, 5-6, p. 697-716 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Published

    The Good Master: Pliny, Hobbes, and the Nature of Freedom

    Alston, R., 2011, Ancient Slavery and Abolition: From Hobbes to Hollywood. Alston, R., Hall, E. & McConnell, J. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 41-64 25 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  35. 2010
  36. Published

    Dialogues in Imperialism: Rome, Britain, and India

    Alston, R., 2010, India, Greece and Rome: 1757 - 2007. Hall, E. & Vasunia, P. (eds.). p. 51-77 (Suppl. BICS).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  37. Published

    Reading Ancient Slavery

    Alston, R. (ed.), Hall, E. (ed.) & Proffitt, L. (ed.), 2010, Duckworth.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  38. Published

    Rereading Ancient Slavery

    Alston, R., 2010, Reading Ancient Slavery. Alston, R., Hall, E. & Proffitt, L. (eds.). Duckworth

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  39. Published

    Urban Transformation in the East from Byzantium to Islam

    Alston, R., 2010, In : Acta Byzantina Fennica. 3 (N.s.), p. 9-45

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. 2008
  41. Published

    Feeding the Ancient City

    Alston, R. (ed.) & van Nijf, O. (ed.), 2008, Peeters. (The Greek City in the Post-Classical Age)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  42. Published

    History and Memory in the Construction of Identity in imperial Rome

    Alston, R., 2008, Role Models: Identity and Assimilation in the Roman World. Bell, S. & Hansen, I. L. (eds.). Michigan University Press, p. 147-160 (Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome Suppl:).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  43. Published

    Introduction

    Alston, R., 2008, Feeding the Ancient City. Alston, R. & Van Nijf, O. (eds.). Leuven: Peeters

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  44. 2007
  45. Published

    Aspects of the Roman East: Papers in Honour of Fergus Millar FBA

    Alston, R. (ed.) & Lieu, S. (ed.), 2007, Unkown Publisher. (Studia Antiqua Australiensia)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  46. Published

    Fraying at the Edges: Models of Change on the fringes

    Alston, R., 2007, Aspects of the Roman East: Papers in Honour of Fergus Millar FBA. Alston, R. & Lieu Ng, S. (eds.). p. 1-32 (Studia Antiqua Australiensia).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  47. Published

    Post-Modernism and the Ancient City

    Alston, R., 2007, In : Historical Research. 3, p. 163-171

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Published

    Some Theoretical Considerations and A Late Antique House from Roman Egypt

    Alston, R., 2007, In : Annals of the British School at Athens. Suppl. 15

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. Published

    The Roman army and politics in the late Republic and early empire

    Alston, R., 2007, Cambridge History of Ancient and Medieval Warfare II. p. 176-197

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  50. 2006
  51. Published

    Settlement Dynamics in Third- and Fourth-Century Roman Egypt

    Alston, R., 2006, Settlements and Demography in the Near East in Late Antiquity. Lewin, A. S. & Pellegrina, P. (eds.). p. 23-34

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  52. 2005
  53. Published

    Searching for the Romano-Egyptian family

    Alston, R., 2005, The Roman Family in the Roman Empire: Rome, Italy and Beyond. George, M. (ed.). p. 129-57

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  54. 2004
  55. Published

    Commodus: An emperor at the crosslands

    Alston, R., Apr 2004, In : Classical Review. 54, 1, p. 184-185

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. 2003
  57. Published

    Decline and fall of the Roman city

    Alston, R., 2003, In : Journal of Roman Studies. 93, p. 406-407

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  58. Published

    The Role of the Military in the Roman Revolution

    Alston, R., 2003, In : Aquila Legionis. 3, p. 7-41 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  59. Published

    Writing the Economic History for the Late Antique East: A Review

    Alston, R., 2003, In : Ancient West and East. 2, p. 124-136 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  60. 2002
  61. Published

    Reading Augustan Alexandria

    Alston, R., 2002, In : Ancient West and East. 1, p. 141-161 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  62. Published

    The City in Roman and Byzantine Egypt

    Alston, R., 2002, London, New York: Routledge.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  63. Published

    The Economics of the Byzantine Army

    Alston, R., 2002, The Roman Army and Economy. Erdkampf, P. (ed.). p. 398-419 (Amsterdam Studies in Ancient History).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  64. 2001
  65. Published

    The Population of Late Roman Egypt and the End of the Ancient World

    Alston, R., 2001, Debates in Ancient Demography. Scheidel, W. (ed.). Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, p. 161-204 (Mnemosyne suppl.).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  66. 1999
  67. Published

    Measuring sex, age and death in the Roman empire: Explorations of ancient demography

    Alston, R., 1999, In : Classical Review. 49, 2, p. 512-514

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  68. Published

    The Revolt of the Boukoloi: Geography, History and Myth

    Alston, R., 1999, Organised Crime in the Ancient World. Hopwood, K. (ed.). London: Duckworth, p. 129-53

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  69. Published

    The Ties that Bind: Soldiers and Societies

    Alston, R., 1999, The Roman Army as a Community. Goldsworthy, A. & Haynes, I. (eds.). p. 175-95 (JRA Suppl.).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  70. 1998
  71. Published

    Arms and the Man: Soldiers, Masculinity, and Power in Republican and Imperial Rome

    Alston, R., 1998, When Men were Men: Masculinity, Power and Identity in Classical Antiquity. Foxhall, L. & Salmon, J. (eds.). London and New York: Routledge, p. 205-23

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  72. Published

    Aspects of Roman History: AD 14 - 117

    Alston, R., 1998, Routledge.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  73. Published
  74. Published

    Suetonius, 'Domitian'. Edition with introduction, commentary and bibliography

    Alston, R., 1998, In : Classical Review. 48, 2, p. 539-540 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  75. Published

    The 'Cambridge Ancient History' second-edition: the Augustan empire, 43 BC - AD 69

    Alston, R., 1998, In : Classical Review. 48, 1, p. 113-115

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  76. Published

    Trade and the city in Roman Egypt

    Alston, R., 1998, Trade, Traders and the Ancient City. Parkins, H. & Smith, C. (eds.). London, New York: Routledge, p. 168-202 35 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  77. 1997
  78. Published

    Changing Ethnicity: from the Egyptian to the Roman City

    Alston, R., 1997, Gender and Ethnicity in Ancient Italy. Cornell, T. J. & Lomas, K. (eds.). p. 83-96 14 p. (Accordia Specialist Studies).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  79. Published

    Houses and households in Roman Egypt

    Alston, R., 1997, Domestic Space in the Roman World: Pompeii and Beyond. Wallace-Hadrill, A. & Laurence, R. (eds.). Portsmouth, RI, p. 25-39 15 p. (Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplement; vol. 22).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  80. Published

    Landowners and tenants in Roman Egypt: the social relations of agriculture in the Oxyrhynchite Nome

    Alston, R., 1997, In : Classical Review. 47, 2, p. 364-365

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  81. Published

    Philo’s In Flaccum: Ethnicity and Social Space in Roman Alexandria

    Alston, R., 1997, In : Greece & Rome. 44, p. 165-175 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  82. Published

    Philo's Alexandria

    Alston, R., 1997, In : Classical Review. 47, 1, p. 214-215

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  83. Published

    Philo's In Flaccum: Ethnicity and social space in Roman Alexandria

    Alston, R., 1997, In : Greece & Rome. 44, 2, p. 165-175

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  84. Published

    Reading papyri, writing ancient history

    Alston, R., 1997, In : Classical Review. 47, 1, p. 172-173

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  85. Published

    Ritual and power in the Romano-Egyptian city

    Alston, R., 1997, Roman Urbanism: Beyond the Consumer City. Parkins, H. (ed.). London, New York: Routledge, p. 147-172 26 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  86. Published

    The urban community in Roman Egypt: Definitions and Differentiation

    Alston, R. D., 1997, In : Journal of Egyptian Archaeology. 83, p. 199-216

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  87. Published

    Towns in transition: Urban evolution in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages

    Alston, R., 1997, In : Classical Review. 47, 2, p. 370-371

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  88. 1996
  89. Published

    Conquest by text: Juvenal and Plutarch on Egypt: Roman Imperialism: Post-Colonial Perspectives

    Alston, R., 1996, Roman Imperialism: Post-Colonial Perspectives. Cooper, N. & Webster, J. (eds.). Leicester, p. 99-109 11 p. (Leicester University Archaeology Monographs; vol. 3).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  90. Published
  91. Published

    Public order in ancient Rome

    Alston, R., 1996, In : Classical Review. 46, 2, p. 318-320

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  92. 1995
  93. Published

    Soldier and Society in Roman Egypt: A social history

    Alston, R., 1995, Routledge.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  94. 1994
  95. Published

    Roman Military pay from Caesar to Diocletian

    Alston, R., 1994, In : Journal of Roman Studies. 84, p. 113-123 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  96. Published

    Violence and social control in Roman Egypt

    Alston, R., 1994, Proceedings of the 20th international congress of Papyrologists Copenhagen, 23-29 August, 1992. Museum Tusculanum, University of Copenhagen, p. 517-521 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter