Heroes : From Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar to Churchill and de Gaulle

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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 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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  • Hardback | 299 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 27.94mm | 521.63g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0061143162
  • 9780061143168
  • 2,165,994

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