Tag Archives: Edward Gibbon

Roundup: From Australia to Europe via Mexico

–A recent issue of The Australian has an essay by Paul Monk entitled “Western Civilisation: A primer for willing readers.” This includes a broad consideration of liberal arts educational experiences over the years. Among those discussed are the Oxford years … Continue reading

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The Other Decline and Fall

The Guardian has reached No. 83┬áin its selection of the 100 greatest non-fiction books of all time. The selection by Robert McCrum is going backwards in time so it is nearing its final stretch. This week’s column is devoted to … Continue reading

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