Rather belatedly, I have to admit, I remembered the excellent nonfiction book "Romans And Aliens" by J.P.V.D. Balsdon, which I picked up some years back at a used book store. At the time, we found, there were few copies available on the market, and I was the envy of my peers... ;-)
I checked Amazon.com today, and there are plenty of copies available now, starting with $1 !
While it's too late as background reading for the current selection, I thought you might want to know. Even at $5 or thereabouts it would be an excellent bargain.
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