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Notes and Queries, ISSN 0029-3970, 06/2019, Volume 66, Issue 2, pp. 166 - 168
In addition to the four pieces of battle-gear that Hrothgar gives Beowulf for having cleansed Heorot of Grendel (ll. 1020-9), the Danish king bestows on the... 
LITERATURE | Poetry | Heroism & heroes
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1993, ISBN 9780198117940, x, 325
This book presents a comprehensive view of the epic tradition from Homer, through Virgil, Ariosto, Tasso, Spenser, and the host of minor writers who helped... 
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) | Epic poetry, English | Classical influences | Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599 KnowledgeLiterature | English poetry | Homer Influence | Romances | Milton, John, 1608-1674 KnowledgeLiterature | History and criticism | Epic poetry | literary studies - poetry and poets | Epic | Virgil | Romance Hero | Homer | Milton | Spenser | Heroism | Ariosto | Idiom | Tasso
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2017, Mizan series, ISBN 0674975944, Volume 1, vii, 256 pages
"The roster of Muslim superheroes in the comic book medium has grown over the years, as has the complexity of their depictions. Muslim Superheroes tracks the... 
Superheroes | Muslims in literature | Islam | Religious aspects | Superheroes in literature | Comic books, strips, etc | Heroes
Book
Journal of Humanistic Psychology, ISSN 0022-1678, 7/2019, Volume 59, Issue 4, pp. 634 - 657
Journal Article
Personality and Individual Differences, ISSN 0191-8869, 01/2019, Volume 137, pp. 126 - 130
The role of prosocial behaviour in female mate choice has been extensively explored, focusing on the desirability of altruism in potential mates, as well as... 
Relationship type | Attractiveness | Altruism | Romantic relationships | Heroism | Prosociality | PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIAL | RISK-TAKING | QUALITY | WAR | GENEROSITY | SEXUAL SELECTION | PREFERENCES | Personal appearance | Short term | Mating | Desire | Sexual orientation | Mate selection | Behavior | Heroism & heroes | Desirability | Prosocial behaviour
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2017, ISBN 1107162238, xvii, 309 pages
"In this book, Catherine M. Keesling lends new insight into the origins of civic honorific portraits that emerged at the end of the fifth century BC in ancient... 
Portrait sculpture, Ancient | Portrait sculpture, Greek | Greece Antiquities | Gods, Greek | Excellence | Greece Social life and customs | Monuments | Heroes | Portraits | Greece Historiography | Social aspects | History | Gods, Greek - Social aspects - History
Book
2016, ISBN 9781849352666, 248 pages
"How can we build a better world? And why do so many people with privilege end up making things worse when they try to help? It's called the savior mentality,... 
Heroes | Social aspects | Social movements | Social change
Book
Journal of Business Ethics, ISSN 0167-4544, 06/2019, Volume 156, Issue 4, pp. 889 - 901
In this paper, we consider how dignity is discursively constructed in the context of work dominated by physicality and dirt. Based on semi-structured... 
Dignity | Hierarchy | Garbage collectors | Autonomy | Heroism occupation | Stratification | Dirty work | Esteem | Masculinity | Positioning | Reframing | Human dignity | Imposition | Occupational status | Waste | Ambivalence | Narratives | Workers | Structured interviews | Work | Individuality | Discourses | Heroism | Business ethics
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Revista de estudios sociales, ISSN 0123-885X, 01/2017, Volume 59, pp. 30 - 43
Este articulo examina la relacion entre el discurso sobre las victimas migrantes del Gobierno de Indonesia y la promocion de la migracion como camino al... 
Heroism & heroes | Indonesia
Journal Article
Nurse Education Today, ISSN 0260-6917, 09/2018, Volume 68, pp. 134 - 140
Nursing history is replete with examples of heroic individuals acting courageously to meet the needs of vulnerable patients and communities. Heroism... 
Ethics | Leadership | Everyday heroism | Nursing | Courage | Heroes | Heroism | SELF | WOMEN | CONSTRUCTION | MEN | WORLD | EDUCATION, SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINES | Nursing education
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Organization Science, ISSN 1047-7039, 10/2011, Volume 22, Issue 5, pp. 1203 - 1213
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2016, Screening Antiquity, ISBN 1474402461, x, 229
In the American psyche, the Wild West is a mythic-historical place where the nation?s values and ideologies were formed. In this violent and uncertain world,... 
Heroes | Epic poetry, Greek | Cowboys | History and criticism | Western films
Book
Journal of Humanistic Psychology, ISSN 0022-1678, 7/2018, Volume 58, Issue 4, pp. 371 - 381
Over the past century, while much of psychology was busy trying to make sense of the ravages of evil, prompted in large part by the events of World War II and... 
PSYCHOLOGY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | Social psychology | 20th century | Heroism | Social change | Heroism & heroes
Journal Article
2016, First Archipelago Books edition., ISBN 091467109X, 467 pages
Book
2016, ISBN 9780698189232, 402 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
"A riveting, chilling tale of how a group of ragtag activists infiltrated one of the most secure nuclear weapons sites in the United States, told alongside a... 
United States Military policy | Pacifists | Nuclear weapons industry | Government, Resistance to | Courage | History | Social aspects | Antinuclear movement | Military policy | Nuclear weapons | Y-12 National Security Complex (U.S.) | 2000-2099 | Moral and ethical aspects
Book
Continuum, ISSN 1030-4312, 04/2017, Volume 31, Issue 2, pp. 285 - 295
Heroes form a part of most cultures, serving various social and psychological functions. Scholars studying the concept of heroes have emphasized that humans... 
Deities | Comics | Heroism & heroes
Journal Article
Sociology, ISSN 0038-0385, 2/2019, Volume 53, Issue 1, pp. 87 - 103
The article discusses four dominant perspectives in the sociology of heroism: the study of great men; hero stories; heroic actions; and hero institutions. The... 
gender | heroism | classical social theory | great man theory | modernity | Altruism | bravery | charisma | courage | PERSONALITY | IDENTITY | LEGITIMATION | HISTORY | SOCIOLOGY | Social order | Modernization | Masculinity | Sociopolitical aspects | Sociology | Men | Sociological research | Disappearance | Heroism | Heroism & heroes
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