Social Control in Late Antiquity : The Violence of Small Worlds. / Cooper, Kate (Editor); Wood, Jamie (Editor).

Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press, 2020. 348 p.

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Social Control in Late Antiquity : The Violence of Small Worlds. / Cooper, Kate (Editor); Wood, Jamie (Editor).

Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press, 2020. 348 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Harvard

Cooper, K & Wood, J (eds) 2020, Social Control in Late Antiquity: The Violence of Small Worlds. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England.

APA

Cooper, K., & Wood, J. (Eds.) (Accepted/In press). Social Control in Late Antiquity: The Violence of Small Worlds. Cambridge University Press.

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Cooper K, (ed.), Wood J, (ed.). Social Control in Late Antiquity: The Violence of Small Worlds. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 348 p.

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Cooper, Kate (Editor) ; Wood, Jamie (Editor). / Social Control in Late Antiquity : The Violence of Small Worlds. Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press, 2020. 348 p.

BibTeX

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