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Published: 03 August 2021

296 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190076719

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The Eternal Decline and Fall of Rome

The History of a Dangerous Idea

Edward J. Watts

  • The first single-volume work to treat the topic of Roman decline across such a vast chronological span
  • Offers an integrated analysis of both the political and literary uses of declinist rhetoric
  • Provides valuable historical context for events referenced by politicians and alt-right agitators