This is much the best book on Romano-barbarian relations published in the past decade. (Michael Kulikowski, Journal of Roman Studies
Drinkwater's book immediately takes its place as one of the most focused and detailed analyses of the Alamanni in existence, certainly the best available in English. (Bryn Mawr Classical Review
...This book, remarkable for the depth of its consideration, is hugely rich, for the scope of its conceptions as for the multiple detailed analyses ... (Alain Cahuvot, GNOMON
About the Author
John F. Drinkwater is Emeritus Professor of Roman Imperial History, Department of Classics, University of Nottingham.