Heroes

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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 ...

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Overview

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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433206603
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/1/2007
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Unabridged, 7 CDs, 8 hours
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 7
  • Product dimensions: 6.62 (w) x 5.86 (h) x 1.09 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Johnson is a historian whose work ranges across the millennia and the whole gamut of human activities. He contributes a weekly essay to The Spectator and a monthly column to Forbes, and lectures around the world. He lives in London.

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