The Fall of the Roman Empire
Hundreds of reasons for this collapse have over the centuries been suggested. Michael Grant in his reinterpretation of these cataclysmic events identifies thirteen defects which he sees as being responsible for the fall of the Roman Empire. These flaws within the society of Ancient Rome set Roman against Roman, dividing the nation and thereby destroying its ability to resist invasion.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kaitanya64 - LibraryThing
If you are a non-specialist like me (the target reader of this book, I think) you may find the first chapter or two a little rough going, as Grant lays out the entire time frame he will be discussing ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
A sturdy and Generalised account of a serious setback for bureaucracy everywhere. Mr. Grant is usually worth reading, and his parameters for the survey are well chosen. Read full review