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Edward Gibbon and the decline and fall of the Roman Empire

Print Book, English, 1977
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1977
xii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780674239401, 0674239407
Introduction / Myron Gilmore
Edward Gibbon: the historian of the Roman empire / David P. Jordan
Gibbon: the formation of mind and character / Martine Watson Brownley
Gibbon on civil war and rebellion in the decline of the Roman empire / G.W. Bowersock
Gibbon's views on culture and society in the fifth and sixth centuries / Peter Brown
Gibbon and Byzantium / Steven Runciman
Gibbon on Muhammad / Bernard Lewis
Gibbon from an Italian point of view / Arnaldo Momigliano
Tradition and experience: the idea of decline from Bruni to Gibbon / Peter Burke
Between Machiavelli and Hume: Gibbon as civic humanist and philosophical historian / J.G.A. Pocock
Edward Gibbon: contraria sunt complementa / Stephen R. Graubard
From the decline of erudition to the decline of nations: Gibbon's response to French thought / Jean Starobinski
Civilization and barbarism in Gibbon's history / François Furet
Edward Gibbon: historien-philosophe / Frank E. Manuel
Gibbon's humor / John Clive
Gibbon and the history of art / Francis Haskell. The impact of French literature on Gibbon / Robert Shackleton
Gibbon and the church historians / Owen Chadwick
Toward the Decline and fall: Gibbon's other historical interests / Giuseppe Giarrizzo
With Gibbon in Puerto Rico / Reuben A. Brower