On Heroes, Hero-worship and the Heroic in History

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Chapman and Hall, 1840 - Hero worship - 235 pages
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User Review  - madepercy - LibraryThing

Thomas Carlyle's lectures On Heroes, Hero-worship, and the Heroic in History were delivered in 1840, and published as a book in 1841 by James Fraser, London. My version is a public domain reprint of ... Read full review

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

Easily Carlyle's best book of those I have read, without the tiresome self-indulgent digressions typical of much of his work. Personally, I broadly accept his thesis that individuals do have major historical impact (though not always with good results). Read full review

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