Heroes

Heroes

From Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar to Churchill and De Gaulle

Book - 2007
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In this sequel to Intellectuals and Creators, Paul Johnson continues his engaging history series, approaching the subject of heroism with stirring examples of men and women from every age, walk of life and corner of the world who have inspired and transformed not only their own cultures but the whole world as well. Heroes includes Samson, Judith and Deborah, Alexander and Julius Caesar, Henry V and Joan of Arc, Thomas More, Lady Jane Grey, Mary Queen of Scots, Elizabeth I and Walter Ralegh, George Washington, the Duke of Wellington and Lord Nelson, Emily Dickinson, Abraham Lincoln and Robert E. Lee, Winston Churchill and Charles de Gaulle, Mae West and Marilyn Monroe, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and Pope John Paul II.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2007.
ISBN: 9780061143168
0061143162
9780061143175
0061143170
Characteristics: xvii, 299 p. ;,24 cm.

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Jun 01, 2010

I really enjoyed reading this book on figures from history both recent and not. I gives one some general knowledge without reading stacks of boring history books.

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