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Paul Johnson (1) (1928–2023)

Autor(a) de A History of the American People

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75+ Works 15,926 Membros 178 Críticas 20 Favorited

About the Author

Paul Johnson lives in London.


Obras por Paul Johnson

A History of the American People (1997) 2,106 exemplares, 16 críticas
A History of the Jews (1988) 1,579 exemplares, 15 críticas
Intellectuals (1988) 1,493 exemplares, 16 críticas
A History of Christianity (1976) 1,436 exemplares, 6 críticas
Modern Times: The World from the Twenties to the Nineties (2001) — Autor — 1,156 exemplares, 16 críticas
The Birth of the Modern: World Society, 1815-1830 (1991) 1,076 exemplares, 11 críticas
Churchill (2009) 716 exemplares, 22 críticas
The Renaissance: A Short History (2000) 690 exemplares, 8 críticas
Art: A New History (2003) 602 exemplares, 1 crítica
Napoleon (2002) 475 exemplares, 13 críticas
Modern Times: The World from the Twenties to the Eighties (1984) — Autor — 434 exemplares, 6 críticas
Creators: From Chaucer and Durer to Picasso and Disney (2006) 399 exemplares, 2 críticas
Socrates: A Man for Our Times (2011) 312 exemplares, 10 críticas
Jesus: A Biography from a Believer (2010) 266 exemplares, 3 críticas
George Washington: The Founding Father (2005) 226 exemplares, 3 críticas
A History of the English People (1972) 183 exemplares
The Civilization Of Ancient Egypt (1978) 183 exemplares, 1 crítica
The Papacy (1997) 176 exemplares, 2 críticas
Darwin: Portrait of a Genius (2012) 140 exemplares, 6 críticas
Mozart: A Life (2013) 135 exemplares, 4 críticas
Eisenhower: A Life (2014) 102 exemplares, 2 críticas
British Cathedrals (1980) 91 exemplares
Elizabeth I;: A biography (1974) 90 exemplares, 1 crítica
The Oxford Book of British Political Anecdotes (1986) 89 exemplares, 1 crítica
Humorists: From Hogarth to Noël Coward (2010) 82 exemplares, 2 críticas
Pope John XXIII (The Library of world biography) (1974) 49 exemplares, 1 crítica
Civilizations of the Holy Land (1979) 42 exemplares
A History of The Modern World: From 1917 to the 1990s (1988) — Autor — 38 exemplares
Enemies of society (1977) 37 exemplares, 1 crítica
Brief Lives (2010) 35 exemplares, 2 críticas
The Life and Times of Edward III (1973) 33 exemplares
The Bedside Guardian 2011 (2011) 28 exemplares
Stalin: The Kremlin Mountaineer (2014) 24 exemplares
Aerofilms Book of London from the Air (1984) 17 exemplares, 1 crítica
Tiempos Modernos (1998) — Autor — 15 exemplares
Civil War America: 1850-1870 (2011) 14 exemplares
A place in history (1974) 14 exemplares
Unsecular America (1986) 7 exemplares
The Suez war (2014) 5 exemplares
Merrie England (1964) 4 exemplares
Paul Johnson in New Zealand (1995) 3 exemplares
The Recovery Of Freedom (1980) 2 exemplares

Associated Works

The Strange Death of Liberal England (1935) — Preface, algumas edições459 exemplares, 6 críticas
America's Great Depression (1963) — Introdução, algumas edições344 exemplares, 3 críticas
Presidential Leadership: Rating the Best and the Worst in the White House (2004) — Contribuidor — 149 exemplares, 2 críticas
The Norman Podhoretz Reader: A Selection of His Writings from the 1950s through the 1990s (2004) — Introdução, algumas edições45 exemplares
What's Tha Up To?: Memories of a Yorkshire Bobby (2010) — Posfácio, algumas edições16 exemplares, 2 críticas
Eyewitness Decade (2010) — Contribuidor — 14 exemplares, 1 crítica
Transactions of the Royal Historical Society - Fifth Series, Volume 38 (1994) — Contribuidor, algumas edições5 exemplares
Observer Magazine 20/11/1977 (1977) — Autor, algumas edições1 exemplar
London OZ 1 (1967) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar


Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Johnson, Paul
Nome legal
Johnson, Paul Bede
Data de nascimento
Data de falecimento
Local de nascimento
Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK
Local de falecimento
London, England, UK
Locais de residência
London, England, UK
Paris, France
Magdalen College, University of Oxford (BA|1949)
Stonyhurst College, Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, UK
Hunt, Marigold (wife)
Johnson, Daniel (son)
Johnson, Luke (son)
Stoppard, Tom (friend)
Kings' Royal Rifle Corps
Royal Army Educational Corps
National Union of Journalists
The Spectator
Daily Mail
The Daily Telegraph (mostrar todos 13)
New Statesman
Royal Commission on the Press
Cable Authority
The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal
Stubbs Society
Prémios e menções honrosas
Francis Boyer Award (1979)
King Award for Excellence (1980)
Presidential Medal of Freedom (2006)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (2016)

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1. Paul Bede Johnson 1928- (also entered in LT as Paul M. Johnson (maybe)) wrote Aerofilms book of London from the air; Art; Birth of the modern world; British cathedrals; Castles of England, Scotland and Wales; Cathedrals of England, Scotland and Wales; The Civilization of ancient Egypt; Creators; Elizabeth I; Enemies of society; George Washington; A History of Christianity; A History of the American people; A History of the English people; A History of the Jews; A History of the modern world; Intellectuals; Ireland; The Life and times of Edward III; Merrie England; Modern times; Napoleon; The National Trust book of British castles; The Offshore islanders; The Oxford book of British political anecdotes; Paul Johnson in New Zealand; A Place in history; Pope John XXIII; The Quest for God; The Quotable Paul Johnson; The Renaissance; To hell with Picasso; The Vanished landscape.



A succinct autobiography of one of the twentieth century's greatest statesmen. This is a condensed method of learning about the salient features of this remarkable man's life.
jwhenderson | 21 outras críticas | Apr 27, 2024 |
A potent," as well as "a demanding and distinctive interpretation of American history." The book covers modern subjects like education, political correctness, press power, politics of racism, and the historical impact of women. As a fervent believer in the history and future of the American people, Johnson holds unique, insightful, and inspiring opinions.
jwhenderson | 15 outras críticas | Apr 19, 2024 |
Fascinating read. This was one of the first biographies that I read. Churchill was certainly one of the influential persons of 20th century. I consider the most influential person to be Gandhi but may be when I read more biographies my perspective might change. A lot of detail has been skimmed over in this biography as it is quite short considering the impact Churchill had on our existence. The book seemed rushed over towards the end but the beginning chapters are well written and thorough. If like Paul Johnson's books then you would enjoy this one.… (mais)
dhrona | 21 outras críticas | Apr 15, 2024 |
A short, concise history of a man I knew little about. I'm not well-versed on European history in general, so there were a lot of names and places I had to look up just so I was familiar. However, the picture of Napoleon painted here was thorough, giving a glimpse of his childhood, his military career, and his political/imperial career; ending with his exile. This is a great primer for people like me who knew very little of Napoleon but want a broad, unbiased picture.
teejayhanton | 12 outras críticas | Mar 22, 2024 |



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