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- HarperCollins US 2006; US$ 10.99
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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.99
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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 11.99
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$ 11.99
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...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 12.99
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 contemporary... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 12.99
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...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 10.99
?It is Johnson?s gift that he can make his subjects human and fallible enough that we would?recognize them instantly, while also illuminating what made them heroes.? ? Washington Post Book World on Heroes ?Johnson is a clear, intelligent, forceful writer, and nothing if not thorough.? ? Wall Street Journal Paul Johnson, the acclaimed author... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
The techniques of creating pop-up forms are demonstrated in a series of practical lessons. The book also suggests ways in which pop-up forms can be used to enrich the study of English and art, and contains illustrations of childrens work. more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 12.99
?Spectacular . . . A delight to read.? ? The Wall Street Journal From bestselling biographer and historian Paul Johnson, a brilliant portrait of Socrates, the founding father of philosophy In his highly acclaimed style, historian Paul Johnson masterfully disentangles centuries of scarce sources to offer a riveting account of Socrates,... more...