About this book
The well-known former editor of "The Spectator", who is also a trained classicist, focuses on how the Romans made Europe work as a homogenous civilisation in this authoritative and amusing study. Contrasting the ancient empire with the modern EU, it ties in to his TV series, which saw him travelling throughout the Roman Empire to uncover secrets of its governance. 'A marvellous, reader-friendly account of Rome.' "Independent"
Focussing on how the Romans made Europe work as a homogenous civilisation and looking at why we are failing to make the EU work in modern times, this is an authoritative and amusing study from bestselling author Boris Johnson.