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- HarperCollins US 2006; US$ 11.99
A sequel to Intellectuals addresses the creative side of genius in a series of portraits of men and women--including Durer, Shakespeare, Bach, T. S. Eliot, Dante, Chaucer, Dickens, Picasso, and Disney--and explores the influence of their work on their lives and on the development of art, literature, fashion, music, and other creative fields in the more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 44.95
Forging a new agenda for the study of heterosexuality, this in-depth volume - the first research monograph to focus on heterosexuality and society - presents an empirical study of the construction, negotiation and enactment of heterosexual sexuality. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
In this probing, challenging and personal account of his feelings about God and religion, Paul Johnson shares with others the strength and comfort of his own faith. Informed by his great knowledge of history, The Quest for God is written with force, lucidity and eloquence by the author of Intellectuals, Modern Times, A History of the Jews and... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
A fascinating portrait of the minds that have shaped the modern world. In an intriguing series of case studies, Rousseau, Shelley, Marx, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Brecht, Sartre, Edmund Wilson, Victor Gollancz, Lillian Hellman, Cyril Connolly, Norman Mailer, James Baldwin, Kenneth Tynan, and Noam Chomsky, among others, are revealed... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
The Renaissance holds an undying place in the human imagination, and its great heroes remain our own, from Michelangelo and Leonardo to Dante and Montaigne. This period of profound evolution in European thought is credited with transforming the West from medieval to modern; reviving the city as the center of human activity and the acme of civilization;... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 14.00
From New York Times bestselling author Paul Johnson, ?a very readable and entertaining biography? ( The Washington Post ) about one of the most important figures in modern European history: Napoleon Bonaparte In an ideal pairing of author and subject, the magisterial historian Paul Johnson offers a vivid look at the life of the strategist,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 19.99
"The creation of the United States of America is the greatest of all human adventures," begins Paul Johnson's remarkable new American history. "No other national story holds such tremendous lessons, for the American people themselves and for the rest of mankind." Johnson's history is a reinterpretation of American history from the first settlements... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00
From the ?most celebrated and best-loved British historian in America? ( Wall Street Journal ), an elegant, concise, and revealing portrait of Winston Churchill In Churchill , eminent historian Paul Johnson offers a lively, succinct exploration of one of the most complex and fascinating personalities in history. Winston Churchill's hold on... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 15.00
The definitive life of Jesus from the bestselling author of A History of Christianity . Few figures have had such an influence on the world as Jesus of Nazareth. Paul Johnson's brilliant and powerful reading of Jesus' life at once captures his transfiguring message and his historical complexity. With a superb historian's command of his subject,... more...