Barbarism and Religion, Vol 3: The First Decline and Fall
'Barbarism and Religion'--Edward Gibbon's own phrase--is the title of an acclaimed sequence of works by John Pocock designed to situate Gibbon, and his Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, in a series of contexts in the history of eighteenth-century Europe. This is a major intervention from one of the world's leading historians of ideas, challenging the notion of any one...more
Hardcover, 527 pages
Published 2003 by Cambridge University Press
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