By Paul Johnson
A galaxy of mythical figures from the annals of Western history
In this enlightening and pleasing paintings, Paul Johnson, the bestselling writer of Intellectuals and Creators, techniques the topic of heroism with stirring examples of fellows and girls from all ages, stroll of lifestyles, and nook of the planet who've encouraged and reworked not just their very own cultures however the whole international besides.
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
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