The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is heroes.
· Bentley, Eric. A Century of Hero-Worship: A Study of the Idea of Heroism in Carlyle and Nietzsche, with Notes on Wagner, Spengler, Stefan George, and D.H. Lawrence. Beacon Press, 1957.
· Carlyle, Thomas. On Heroes, Hero-Worship and the Heroic in History. University of California Press, 1993.
· Cottler, Joseph, and Haym Jaffe. Heroes of Civilization. Little, Brown, 1969.
· Fishwick, Marshall William. American Heroes: Myth and Reality. Greenwood Press, 1975.
· Hook, Sidney. The Hero in History: A Study in Limitation and Possibility. Beacon Press, 1943.
· Raglan, FitzRoy Richard Somerset, Baron. The Hero: A Study in Tradition, Myth, and Drama. Greenwood Press, 1975.
· Berson, Robin K. Young Heroes in World History. Greenwood Press, 1999.
· Brinton, Daniel G. American Hero-Myths: A Study in the Native Religions of the Western Continent. Reprint Services Corp., 1999.
· Browne, Ray B., Marshall Fishwick, and Michael T. Marsden, eds. Heroes of Popular Culture. Bowling Green University Popular Press, 1972.
· Butler, Bill. The Myth of the Hero. Rider, 1979.
· Culligan, Judy. Heroes and Pioneers. Macmillan Publishing, 1998.
· Dumezil, Georges. The Destiny of the Warrior. Translated by Alf Hiltebeitel. University of Chicago Press, 1970.
· Hadas, Moses, and Morton Smith. Heroes and Gods: Spiritual Biographies in Antiquity. Harper and Row, 1965.
· Mendoza, Patrick M. Extraordinary People in Extraordinary Times. Libraries Unlimited, 1999.
· Rank, Otto. The Myth of the Birth of the Hero: A Psychological Interpretation of Mythology. Translated by F. Robbins and Smith Ely Jelliffe. R. Brunner, 1952.
· Rinn, Miriam. Heroes and Idealists. Troll Communications, 1999.
· Sala, Harold. Heroes: People Who Make a Difference in Our World. Barbour Publishing, 1998.
· Thomas, Lowell. These Men Shall Never Die. Illustrated with Official Photographs by U.S. Army Air Corps, U.S. Army Signal Corps, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps. Approved by the Bureau fo Public Relations, War Department. John C. Winston Company, 1943.
· Ware, Susan, ed. Forgotten Heroes: Portraits of Inspiring Americans from Our Leading Historians. Free Press, 1998.
· Wecter, Dixon. The Hero in America: A Chronicle of Hero-Worship. University of Michigan Press, 1966.
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