Heroes From Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar to Churchill and De Gaulle (Paperback)
|Author: Paul Johnson|
|A follow-up to Intellectuals and Creators addresses the subject of heroism as embodied by men and women from a variety of cultures and historic periods, profiling such diverse subjects as Joan of Arc, Abraham Lincoln, Marilyn Monroe, and Pope John Paul II. Reprint. 30,000 first printing. *Author: Johnson, Paul *Subtitle: From Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar to Churchill and De Gaulle *Publication Date: 2008/12/01 *Number of Pages: 299 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 8.00|
From the Publisher:
In this enlightening and entertaining work, Paul Johnson, the bestselling author of Intellectuals and Creators, approaches the subject of heroism with stirring examples of men and women from every age, walk of life, and corner of the planet who have inspired and transformed not only their own cultures but the entire world as well.
Samson, Judith, and Deborah Henry V and Joan of Arc Elizabeth I and Walter Raleigh George Washington, the Duke of Wellington, and Lord Nelson Emily Dickinson Abraham Lincoln and Robert E. Lee Mae West and Marilyn Monroe Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, and Pope John Paul II