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

320 pages

English language

Published Dec. 1, 2007 by Harper.

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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 includesSamson, Judith and DeborahAlexander and julius CaesarHenry V and Joan of ArcThomas More, Lady Jane Grey, Mary Queen of ScotsElizabeth I and Walter RaleghGeorge Washington, the Duke of Wellington and Lord NelsonEmily DickinsonAbraham Lincoln and Robert E. LeeWinston Churchill and Charles de GaulleMae West and Marilyn MonroeRonald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and Pope John Paul II

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