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March of the heroes : the folk hero through the ages

Author: Gary Jennings
Publisher: New York : Association Press, [1975]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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Follows the march of heroes, from earliest antiquity to the present day, indicating how each of them has reflected the culture, society, and life-style from which he or she sprang.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Jennings
ISBN: 0809618958 9780809618958
OCLC Number: 1288449
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 220 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The great ancients --
Some heroes who might have been ... and some who never were --
The little-known heroes ... and the long forgotten --
A few inadvertent heroes --
Conquerors and founders --
The great warriors --
The great adventurers --
The great minds --
Gentle heroes --
Against all odds --
Heroes of our times --
Index of names.
Responsibility: by Gary Jennings.

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Follows the march of heroes, from earliest antiquity to the present day, indicating how each of them has reflected the culture, society, and life-style from which he or she sprang.

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