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  - 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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User Review  - Stevil2001 - LibraryThing

In a nutshell: "Goddamn atheists! Get off my lawn. Especially you, Bentham. P.S. Voltaire is the Antichrist." Read full review

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