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Behold the Hero: General Wolfe and the Arts in the Eighteenth Century Hardcover – Nov 10 1997

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 328 pages
  • Publisher: Mcgill-Queens University Press (Nov. 10 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0773515399
  • ISBN-13: 978-0773515390
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 16.5 x 24.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 658 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,748,758 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"I was impressed by the massive documentation drawn together by McNairn, and by how he uses it. The book is a consistent blend of far-reaching erudition with clear writing. I was especially interested in the chapters on the visual monuments to Wolfe's memory. The author shows an excellent command of English thinking on art at the dawn of the neoclassic age, and gives clear, vibrant explanations." [translation] François-Marc Gagnon, Department of Art History, Université de Montréal.

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I've read this story about James Wolfe, truly he was a hero. Anyone who loves great history would be riveted by the details.
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Behold The Hero Feb. 2 2001
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Format: Hardcover
I've read this story about James Wolfe, truly he was a hero. Anyone who loves great history would be riveted by the details.