The Hero In History

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Read Books Ltd, Apr 16, 2013 - History - 188 pages
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A great look at the role of the hero in society, often as a driving force through history. A must read for any keen amateur historian wishing to see the big picture.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
THE FRAMEWORK OF HEROIC ACTION
THE HEROES OF THOUGHT
THE INFLUENCE OF MONARCHS
HEGEL AND SPENCER
ORTHODOX MARXISM
IF IN HISTORY
THE CONTINGENT AND THE UNFORESEEN
THE EVENTFUL MAN AND THE EVENTMAKING
A TEST CASE
THE HERO AND DEMOCRACY
LAW FREEDOM AND HUMAN ACTION
INDEX

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