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The Belief in a Just World: A Fundamental Delusion
Melvin Lerner

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 3

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 3 - Edward Gibbon He assumes a lot of knowledge on the part of the reader (especially in the very early goings). It is narrative history and seems somewhat anecdotal (though he doesn't present it as such). I understand context plays a huge role in this, but I still think it's an issue. I don't really see why anyone should resort to this instead of a more modern history. I just read it because it's part of the canon.