Heroes

Heroes

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

Book - 2007
Average Rating:
Rate this:
1

A galaxy of legendary figures from the annals of Western history comes to life in this stirring sequel to Intellectuals and Creators.

In this enlightening, entertaining work, 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

Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, [2007]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2007
ISBN: 9780061143168
0061143162
9780061143175
0061143170
Characteristics: xvii, 299 pages ; 24 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

j
Juggernut66
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.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at HPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top