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American heroes and hero-worship

Johnson, Gerald W.

American heroes and hero-worship

by Johnson, Gerald W.

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heroes,
  • United States -- History,
  • United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index

    StatementGerald W. Johnson
    The Physical Object
    Pagination284 p. ;
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17997461M

    Johnson, Gerald W. , American heroes and hero-worship [by] Gerald W. Johnson Harper & Brothers New York, London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. American Hero Worship You will ALWAYS find me right behind our Heroes, holding my hand over my heart when our Flag passes, and proudly expressing my gratefulness and fortune at having met few, helped many and loving all Heroes.

    Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: On Heroes, Hero-Worship and the Heroic in History. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller   I wrote this book to reignite interest in and appreciation of heroes, to stimulate more hero worship, and to inspire people to lead heroic lives. Hersey: Often, I’ll read a hero’s story and be inspired, but that feeling fades with time.

    Today, hero worship is something parents tell children, teachers tell students, and friends admonish each other not to engage in. Is the modern world really worse-off for its unwillingness to worship heroes—or leaving worship aside, at least to acknowledge that some individuals, by dint of superior achievement, have a superior claim on our.   Heroes and hero worship by Carlyle, Thomas, Publication date Topics Heroes Publisher Philadelphia, H. Altemus Collection uconn_libraries; blc; americana Digitizing sponsor University of Connecticut Libraries Contributor American Libraries. Uploaded by [email protected] on Octo SIMILAR ITEMS (based on Pages:


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On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and The Heroic in History is a book by Thomas Carlyle, published by James Fraser, London, in It is a collection of six lectures given in May about prominent historical figures. It lays out Carlyle's belief in the importance of heroic : Thomas Carlyle.

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On Heroes Hero Worship And The Heroic In History. So this “Chronicle of Hero-Worship,” as it is called in the subtitle, assessed the heroes of the American past in a context that gave the subject more than academic interest. It was, we may say without much exaggeration, a subject involving life and death.

In his lectures on heroes, Thomas Carlyle, Victorian essayist and social critic, championed the importance of the individual in history.

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homepage; Index of Heroes and Hero Worship; Next part (2) Scanned and proofed by Ron Burkey ([email protected]). The text is taken from the printed "Sterling Edition" of Carlyle's Complete Works, in 20 volumes, with the following modifications made in the etext.

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by Clifford Bax (multiple formats at ) Hero-Myths and Legends of the British Race, by M. I. Ebbutt (illustrated HTML with commentary at ).American Heroes in a Media Age by Susan J. Drucker,Robert S. Cathcart Book Resume: This volume explores the relationship of hero to celebrity and the changing role of the hero in American culture.

It establishes that the nature of hero and its function in society is a communication phenomenon, which has been and is being altered by the rapid.Thomas Carlyle (4 December – 5 February ) was a British historian, satirical writer, essayist, translator, philosopher, mathematician, and his book On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and The Heroic in History (), he argued that the actions of the "Great Man" play a key role in history, claiming that "the history of the world is but the biography of great men".Alma mater: University of Edinburgh.