Recensione di Forsén, Björn and Giovanni Salmeri (edd.). The Province Strikes Back: Imperial Dynamics in the Eastern Mediterranean. Papers and Monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens, 13. Helsinki: Suomen Ateenan-Instituutin säätiö (Foundation of the Finnish Institute at Athens), 2008. 215 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 978-951-98806-8-6.