Books on Heroism




Lucifer Effect, Chapter 16: Resisting Situational Influences and Celebrating Heroism (pdf

Philip G. Zimbardo


Heroism and Wellbeing in the 21st Century: Applied and Emerging Perspectives (link)

Olivia Efthimiou, Scott T. Allison, & Zeno E. Franco 


In Quest of the Hero (link)

O. Rank 


What Makes a Hero?: The Surprising Science of Selflessness (link)

Elizabeth Svoboda 


Indigenous Heroes and Leaders (link)

Barlow, A. & Hill, M. 


Heroes of Richmond: Four Centuries of Courage, Dignity, and Virtue (link)

Scott T. Allison 


Heroic Humility: What the Science of Humility Can Say to People Raised on Self-Focus (link)

Everett Worthington & Scott T. Allison


Heroes and Villains of the Millennial Generation (link)

Scott T. Allison 


Reel Heroes and Villains (link)

Scott T. Allison & Greg Smith 


The Heroic Skill Set (link)

Shawn Furey 


Heroic Leadership: An Influence Taxonomy of 100 Exceptional Individuals (link)

Scott T. Allison & George R. Goethals 


The Art and Science of Heroism and Heroic Leadership (link)

Scott T. Allison, James K. Beggan, & Olivia Efthimiou


The Limits of Heroism: Homer and the Ethics of Reading (link)

Mark Buchan 


Everyday Heroism: Victorian Constructions of the Heroic Civilian (link)

John Price 


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