Johnson, Paul 1928-
Most widely held works about Paul Johnson
Most widely held works by Paul Johnson
A history of the Jews by Paul Johnson ( Book )
54 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 2,869 libraries worldwide
A 4,000-year survey covering Jewish history and the impact of Jewish genius and imagination on the world.
A history of the American people by Paul Johnson ( Book )
33 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,732 libraries worldwide
Discovery, colonial life, revolution and .....
A history of Christianity by Paul Johnson ( Book )
40 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,346 libraries worldwide
Examines the history of Christianity from the time of Jesus Christ to the present.
Modern times : the world from the twenties to the eighties by Paul Johnson ( Book )
9 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,133 libraries worldwide
An analysis of how the modern age came into being and where it is heading, covering the great events, personalities, and ideas of the past six decades.
Intellectuals by Paul Johnson ( Book )
46 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 2,032 libraries worldwide
This volume presents a portrait of the minds that have shaped the modern world. In a series of case studies, Rousseau, Shelley, Marx, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Brecht, Sarte, Edmund Wilson, Victor Gollancz, Lillan Hellman, Cyril Connolly, Norman Mailer, James Baldwin, Kenneth Tyan, Noam Chomsky, and others are revealed as intellectuals both brilliant and contradictory, magnetic and dangerous. The author examines the rise of the intellectual as a sort of secular seer and moral arbiter, a role once filled by the priest or soothsayer. These intellectuals, in the author's opinion, promote themselves as possessing the moral authority to transform society, a claim that the author disputes.
The birth of the modern : world society, 1815-1830 by Paul Johnson ( Book )
10 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 1,908 libraries worldwide
The author examines the politics, manners, economics, art, science and technology, commerce, and literature, of the nations of the world in the early 19th century.
Art : a new history by Paul Johnson ( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 1,857 libraries worldwide
In Art: A New History, Paul Johnson turns his great gifts as a world historian to a subject that has enthralled him all his life: the history of art. This narrative account, from the earliest cave paintings up to the present day, has new things to say about almost every period of art. Taking account of changing scholarship and shifting opinions, he draws our attention to a number of neglected artists and styles, especially in Scandinavia, Germany, Russia and the Americas. Paul Johnson puts the creative originality of the individual at the heart of his story. He pays particular attention to key periods: the emergence of the artistic personality in the Renaissance, the new realism of the early seventeenth century, the discovery of landscape painting as a separate art form, and the rise of ideological art. He notes the division of fashion art and fine art at the beginning of the twentieth century, and how it has now widened. Though challenging and controversial, Paul Johnson is not primarily a revisionist. He is a passionate lover of beauty who finds creativity in many places.
The Renaissance : a short history by Paul Johnson ( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,819 libraries worldwide
Chronology -- The historical and economic background -- The Renaissance in literature and scholarship -- The anatomy of Renaissance sculpture -- The buildings of the Renaissance -- The apostolic successions of Renaissance painting -- The spread and decline of the Renaissance.
Napoleon by Paul Johnson ( Book )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,613 libraries worldwide
A biography of Napoleon Bonaparte, tracing his life and quest for power from his birthplace on the island of Corsica to his exile and death on St. Helena.
Churchill by Paul Johnson ( Book )
20 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,563 libraries worldwide
Acclaimed historian Paul Johnson shows how Churchill's immense adaptability combined with his natural pugnacity to make him a formidable leader for the better part of a century. Rich with anecdote and quotation, Johnson's narrative illustrates the British statesman's humor, resilience, courage, and eccentricity as no other biography before.
The civilization of ancient Egypt by Paul Johnson ( Book )
14 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,421 libraries worldwide
Examines the history, culture, people, religion, achievements, growth, and decline of ancient Egyptian civilization.
George Washington : the Founding Father by Paul Johnson ( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 1,158 libraries worldwide
Washington is the most important figure in the history of the United States. Against all military odds, he liberated the colonies from the superior forces of the British and presided over the process to produce a Constitution. In two terms as president, he set that Constitution to work. Despite his importance, Washington remains today a distant figure to many Americans. Previous books about him are immensely long and complicated. Paul Johnson has now produced a brief life that presents a vivid portrait of the great man as young warrior, masterly commander-in-chief, patient Constitution maker, and exceptionally wise president. He also shows Washington as a farmer of unusual skill and an entrepreneur of foresight, patriarch of an extended family, and proprietor of one of the most beautiful homes in America, which he largely built and adorned.--From publisher description.
Modern times : the world from the twenties to the nineties by Paul Johnson ( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 1,102 libraries worldwide
A history of the world since World War I discusses the scientific, economic, political, and philosophical forces that have shaped our lives.
Elizabeth I; a biography by Paul Johnson ( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 1,031 libraries worldwide
Pope John XXIII by Paul Johnson ( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
Civilizations of the Holy Land by Paul Johnson ( Book )
7 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and Polish and held by 930 libraries worldwide
Enemies of society by Paul Johnson ( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and Swedish and held by 929 libraries worldwide
The National Trust book of British castles by Paul Johnson ( Book )
9 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and held by 868 libraries worldwide
Jesus : a biography from a believer by Paul Johnson ( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 812 libraries worldwide
"With a superb historian's command of the subject, Johnson places Jesus in the context of the Roman Empire, into which he was born. With a masterly writer's love of language, Johnson elucidates Jesus's profound teachings. With a believer's passion, he reaches "behind the written text to the full meaning of sayings and episodes which need to be explained afresh to each generation." The result is a probing, lucid, deeply moving biography of a man whose life changed the course of history." --Cover, p. 2.
Castles of England, Scotland, and Wales by Paul Johnson ( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Traces the development of Britian's castles from Norman times through Edwardian consolidation and expansion.
American Revolution (1775-1783) Apologetics Art Artists Audiobooks Biography Castles Cathedrals Christianity Church history Churchill, Winston,--1874-1965 Civilization Civilization, Medieval Civilization, Modern Civilization, Western Decorative arts Egypt Elizabeth--I,--Queen of England,--1533-1603 Emperors England Europe France Generals Great Britain Heroes History History, Modern Intellectual life Intellectuals Italy Jesus Christ Jews Johnson, Paul,--1928- John--XXIII,--Pope,--1881-1963 Juvenile works Kings and rulers Large type books Leadership Middle East--Palestine Napoleon--I,--Emperor of the French,--1769-1821 National characteristics, English Political science Presidents Prime ministers Queens Renaissance United States United States.--Continental Army Washington, George,--1732-1799 Women heroes
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