Great Speeches Of Our Time Speeches That Shaped The Modern World

Author: Hywel Williams
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
ISBN: 1780877463
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'Let each know that for each the body, the mind and the soul have been freed to fulfil themselves.'

These powerful words, spoken by Nelson Mandela in his inaugural address as the new president of South Africa, are taken from just one of the forty important and thought-provoking speeches in this collection.

Ranging from 1945 to the present day, they provide an important insight into the modern world. Inspirational speeches by Winston Churchill, Mikhail Gorbachev, Martin Luther King, Barack Obama and many others are supplemented with biographies of each speaker, as well an exploration of their words' significance and an historical account of the consequences of their oratory.

This is a history of the recent and contemporary world told through the speeches that shaped it.

Speeches That Shaped The Modern World

Author: Alan J Whiticker
Publisher: New Holland Publishers
ISBN: 1741103096
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Speeches that Shaped the Modern World is a collection of the potent and memorable speeches delivered since the beginning of the 20th Century. Memorable images bring the speaker's personality to us and make this book a fascinating journey through time. The collection includes recurring themes including: politics and diplomacy, war and peace, freedom and justice, civil rights and human rights. What they all have in common is the rhetoric: the power of persuasion. The speeches reflect historic events of one of the most cataclysmic centuries as told by its heroes, villains, martyrs and monsters. Josef Stalin and Mahatma Gandhi speak side by side with Nelson Mandela, Joseph McCarthy, the Kennedy brothers and Fidel Castro.Speeches by George W Bush and Arundhati Roy bring the book right up to date with conflicting views of our modern world.

Speeches That Shaped Modern World Concise

Author: Alan J Whiticker
Publisher: New Holland Publishers
ISBN: 1741106249
Size: 56.14 MB
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There are speeches about power and about equality. There are speeches of hate and those of hope, of compassion and sorrow, politics and diplomacy, war and peace, freedom and justice. What they have in common is the rhetoric - the power of persuasion.These speeches carry the hopes and regrets of the modern world, and become even more powerful and poignant with the passage of time.

In Our Time

Author: Hywel Williams
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781847248367
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This is an anthology with many voices: dictators and democrats, liberals and conservatives, nationalists and internationalists, soldiers and peace-makers, popes and presidents.The oratorical skills of some of the greatest political figures ...

Great Speeches Of Our Time

Author: Hywel Williams
Publisher: Quercus
ISBN: 1623655994
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This is a history of the recent and contemporary world told through the speeches that shaped it.

21 Speeches That Shaped Our World

Author: Chris Abbott
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1846042143
Size: 49.67 MB
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Fresh and relevant, this is a book that will give readers new tools and contexts to think about what is really happening in the world today.

Speeches That Changed The World

Author: Various
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848668570
Size: 40.59 MB
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Moving and thought-provoking, this new edition will continue to inspire and enlighten readers, offering them a fascinating perspective on historical milestones through the power of the spoken word.

Speeches That Reshaped The World

Author: Alan J. Whiticker
Publisher: New Holland Publishers (AU)
ISBN: 1921655631
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Here are speeches that instigated war and called for peace, that liberated women and recognised AIDS sufferers, that aimed to abolish poverty or to shame the rich.

Genghis Khan And The Making Of The Modern World

Author: Jack Weatherford
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0307237818
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This dazzling work of revisionist history doesn’t just paint an unprecedented portrait of a great leader and his legacy, but challenges us to reconsider how the modern world was made. From the Hardcover edition.

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ISBN: 9787544738316
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本书收录了1945年以来具影响力的政治家演讲,并介绍其生平,从中我们能领略到他们的演讲技巧和雄辩风采.

Inventing Freedom

Author: Daniel Hannan
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062231758
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By the tenth century, England was a nation-state whose people were already starting to define themselves with reference to inherited common-law rights. The story of liberty is the story of how that model triumphed.

50 Speeches That Made The Modern World

Author: Chambers
Publisher: Chambers
ISBN: 9781473640948
Size: 51.47 MB
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Through the rallying propaganda speeches during World War II to the cautious rhetoric of the Cold War period, through challenging the status quo on issues of race, gender and politics to public addresses to the masses on the issues of AIDS ...