The Resource Heroes : from Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar to Churchill and de Gaulle, Paul Johnson

Heroes : from Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar to Churchill and de Gaulle, Paul Johnson

Label
Heroes : from Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar to Churchill and de Gaulle
Title
Heroes
Title remainder
from Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar to Churchill and de Gaulle
Statement of responsibility
Paul Johnson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
XTC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1928-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Paul
Dewey number
920.02
Index
index present
LC call number
CT104
LC item number
.J65 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Heroes
  • Women heroes
  • Leadership
  • Heroes
  • Leadership
  • Women heroes
Label
Heroes : from Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar to Churchill and de Gaulle, Paul Johnson
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0722/2007027893.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes insights, interviews & more
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-284) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
God's Heroes: Deborah, Judith, Samson and David -- Earthshakers: Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar -- Feminist Fire and Slaughter: Boudica -- Exemplary Heroes: Henry V and Joan of Arc -- Heroism in the Age of the Axe: St. Thomas More, Lady Jane Grey, Mary Queen of Scots, Elizabeth I and Sir Walter Ralegh -- In the Roar of the Cannon's Mouth: Washington, Nelson and Wellington -- Tortured Heroism in a Man's World: Jane Welsh Carlyle and Emily Dickinson -- Two Kinds of Nobility: Lincoln and Lee -- Cerebral Heroism: Ludwig Wittgenstein -- The Heroism of the Hostess: Lady Pamela Berry et al. -- A Generous Hero and a Heroic Monster: Churchill and de Gaulle -- Heroism Behind the Greasepaint: Mae West and Marilyn Monroe -- The Heroic Trinity Who Tamed the Bear: Reagan, Thatcher and John Paul II -- Epilogue: Any Future for Heroism?
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
xvii, 299, 16 pages
Isbn
9780061143175
Lccn
2007027893
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)703670536
  • 1223343
  • (OCoLC)ocn703670536
  • 1223343
Label
Heroes : from Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar to Churchill and de Gaulle, Paul Johnson
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0722/2007027893.html
Publication
Note
Includes insights, interviews & more
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-284) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
God's Heroes: Deborah, Judith, Samson and David -- Earthshakers: Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar -- Feminist Fire and Slaughter: Boudica -- Exemplary Heroes: Henry V and Joan of Arc -- Heroism in the Age of the Axe: St. Thomas More, Lady Jane Grey, Mary Queen of Scots, Elizabeth I and Sir Walter Ralegh -- In the Roar of the Cannon's Mouth: Washington, Nelson and Wellington -- Tortured Heroism in a Man's World: Jane Welsh Carlyle and Emily Dickinson -- Two Kinds of Nobility: Lincoln and Lee -- Cerebral Heroism: Ludwig Wittgenstein -- The Heroism of the Hostess: Lady Pamela Berry et al. -- A Generous Hero and a Heroic Monster: Churchill and de Gaulle -- Heroism Behind the Greasepaint: Mae West and Marilyn Monroe -- The Heroic Trinity Who Tamed the Bear: Reagan, Thatcher and John Paul II -- Epilogue: Any Future for Heroism?
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
xvii, 299, 16 pages
Isbn
9780061143175
Lccn
2007027893
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)703670536
  • 1223343
  • (OCoLC)ocn703670536
  • 1223343

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