Speeches in World History

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ISBN: 9781438126807
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Number of pages: 673
Author: Suzanne McIntire
Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Download and read online Speeches in World History in PDF and EPUB Features a compilation of the world's greatest speeches, from all major civilizations and throughout history.


Ten

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ISBN: 1554483379
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 48
Author: Dave Suchanek
Publisher:

Download and read online Ten in PDF and EPUB "From the inspiring words of a prime minister stirring a nation to face a powerful aggressor, to the calm address of a spiritual leader encouraging peaceful protests for freedom, the 10 influential speeches in this book have changed the world" (publisher).


Speeches that Changed the World

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ISBN: 9781848668577
Release Date: 2014-11-06
Number of pages: 272
Author: Various
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Speeches that Changed the World in PDF and EPUB From calls to arms to demands for peace, and from cries of freedom to words of inspiration, this stirring anthology captures the voices of prophets and politicians, rebels and tyrants, soldiers and statesman, placing them in historical context. With over a million copies already sold, this revised and updated edition includes speeches that have shaped the modern world: from Aung San Suu Kyi on freedom to Al Gore on the environment and from Malala Yousafzai on the education of women to Pope Francis on peace. A biography of each speechmaker reveals how they came to stand at the crossroads of history, and each speech is accompanied by an introduction explaining its historical context and how it influenced the momentous events of the day - as well as those that followed. New speeches include Malala Yousafzai's speech to the UN Youth Assembly on access to education (2013), Vladimir Putin's address regarding the annexation of Crimea (2014), Xi Jinping's Communist Party General Secretary's speech in Beijing (2012), Pope Francis's First Easter 'Urbi et Orbi' Message (2013) and Al Gore's address to the UN Bali Climate Change Conference (2007). 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. Contents include: Nelson Mandela, Barack Obama, Martin Luther King, Elizabeth I, Oliver Cromwell, George Washington, Napoleon Bonaparte, Abraham Lincoln, Emmeline Pankhurst, Mahatma Gandhi, Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Charles de Gaulle, General George S. Patton, Mao Zedong, Malcolm X, Vaclav Havel, Mikhail Gorbachev, Indira Gandhi and Winston Churchill to name a few.


The 10 Most Inspiring Speeches in World History

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ISBN: 1442027886
Release Date: 2009-07-10
Number of pages: 48
Author: David Suchanek
Publisher: Paw Prints

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Lend Me Your Ears

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ISBN: 9780795336591
Release Date: 2014-04-22
Number of pages: 1148
Author: William Safire
Publisher: RosettaBooks

Download and read online Lend Me Your Ears in PDF and EPUB The third edition of an internationally best-selling collection of classic and modern oratory, Lend Me Your Ears offers numerous examples of the greatest speeches ever delivered—from the ancient world to the modern. Speeches in this edition span a broad stretch of history, from General George Patton inspiring Allied troops on the eve of D-Day to Pericles’ impassioned eulogy for fallen Greek soldiers during the Peloponnesian War; and from Jesus of Nazareth’s greatest sermons to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s fiery speech in response to the Bush vs. Gore decision that changed the landscape of American politics in our time. Editor William Safire has collected a diverse range of speeches from both ancient and modern times, from people of many different backgrounds and political affiliations, and from people on both sides of history’s greatest battles and events. This book provides a wealth of valuable examples of great oratory for writers, speakers, and history aficionados.


History s Greatest Speeches

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ISBN: 9780486316505
Release Date: 2013-09-18
Number of pages: 128
Author: James Daley
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online History s Greatest Speeches in PDF and EPUB This anthology presents approximately 20 of the world's most influential public orations, including stirring addresses by Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Patrick Henry, and many other famous leaders.


The world s orators

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ISBN: UCAL:B3313645
Release Date: 1905
Number of pages:
Author: Guy Carleton Lee
Publisher:

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Speeches that Changed the World

Filename: speeches-that-changed-the-world.pdf
ISBN: 0664221491
Release Date: 1999
Number of pages: 440
Author: Owen Collins
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Download and read online Speeches that Changed the World in PDF and EPUB From Moses' delivery of the Ten Commandments to Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" address in Washington, Speeches That Changed the World contains the inspiring words of the world's greatest orators. The defining moments of three thousand years of history are brought alive through the spoken words of the great leaders, religious and literary figures, politicians, and pioneering men and women who have shaped our world. Ideal as a reference tool, study companion for public speakers and students, or simply as a fascinating journey into the past, this memorable book captures the drama of history in the making.


Speeches that changed the world

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ISBN: 0753712520
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Number of pages: 192
Author: Cathy Lowne
Publisher:

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21 Speeches that Shaped Our World

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ISBN: 9781846042140
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 322
Author: Chris Abbott
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online 21 Speeches that Shaped Our World in PDF and EPUB In this fascinating book, Chris Abbott, the Deputy Director of a leading think tank, takes a close look at the ideas that have shaped modern society, and the power of those global beliefs to inspire people, for better or worse, to do great things. Abbott draws upon his political expertise to explain how our current understanding of concepts such as good and evil, equality and confrontation, peace and war, has its roots in pivotal moments of history. Those moments are captured in the words of a range of influential figures u from Emmeline Pankhurst, Dwight D Eisenhower and Ghandi, to Ronald Reagan, Tim Collins and Osama bin Laden. As well as providing transcripts, 21 Speeches that Shaped Our World explores themes such as 'might is right', 'with us or against us' and 'give peace a chance'. Fresh and relevant, this is a book that will make you stop in your tracks and really hear what is going on in the world today.


Free Speech

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ISBN: 9780300161168
Release Date: 2016-05-24
Number of pages: 504
Author: Timothy Garton Ash
Publisher: Yale University Press

Download and read online Free Speech in PDF and EPUB One of the great political writers of our time offers a manifesto for global free speech in the digital age


Great Speeches of the 20th Century

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ISBN: 9780486474670
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 233
Author: Bob Blaisdell
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online Great Speeches of the 20th Century in PDF and EPUB A great speech can stir the soul and inspire a nation. This compact and affordable anthology gathers complete speeches and selected excerpts from memorable addresses by Martin Luther King, Mohandas Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X, Ronald Reagan, Elie Wiesel, the Dalai Lama, César Chávez, and many others.


The World s Great Speeches

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ISBN: 9780486132839
Release Date: 2012-04-24
Number of pages: 944
Author: Lewis Copeland
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online The World s Great Speeches in PDF and EPUB Nearly 300 speeches provide public speakers with a wealth of quotes and inspiration, from Pericles' funeral oration and William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" speech to Malcolm X's powerful words on the Black Revolution.


Milestone Documents in World History 1942 2000

Filename: milestone-documents-in-world-history-1942-2000.pdf
ISBN: PSU:000068268718
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 1872
Author: Brian Bonhomme
Publisher: Schlager Group Inc

Download and read online Milestone Documents in World History 1942 2000 in PDF and EPUB Key documents from all important world cultures are included, from the ancient Near East and ancient Egypt to the Greek and Roman Empires, medieval Islam, Renaissance Europe, and modern Africa and Asia. Constitutions, speeches, letters, acts, treaties, and legal cases are all covered. Among the documents included in the set are iconic legal and constitutional documents such as the Code of Hammurabi, Magna Carta, Meiji Constitution, and the Constitutive Act of the African Union; famous treatises such as the Plato's "Allegory of the Cave," the Communist Manifesto, and Osama bin Laden's Declaration of Jihad against America; important legislative acts from the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo to the Treaty of Nanjing to the Treaty of Versailles; and cultural and political declarations such as Martin Luther's 95 Theses, Gandhi's "Quit India" Speech, and Nelson Mandela's Inaugural Address.--From publisher description.


Milestone Documents in World History 1839 1941

Filename: milestone-documents-in-world-history-1839-1941.pdf
ISBN: PSU:000068268725
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 1872
Author: Brian Bonhomme
Publisher: Schlager Group Inc

Download and read online Milestone Documents in World History 1839 1941 in PDF and EPUB Key documents from all important world cultures are included, from the ancient Near East and ancient Egypt to the Greek and Roman Empires, medieval Islam, Renaissance Europe, and modern Africa and Asia. Constitutions, speeches, letters, acts, treaties, and legal cases are all covered. Among the documents included in the set are iconic legal and constitutional documents such as the Code of Hammurabi, Magna Carta, Meiji Constitution, and the Constitutive Act of the African Union; famous treatises such as the Plato's "Allegory of the Cave," the Communist Manifesto, and Osama bin Laden's Declaration of Jihad against America; important legislative acts from the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo to the Treaty of Nanjing to the Treaty of Versailles; and cultural and political declarations such as Martin Luther's 95 Theses, Gandhi's "Quit India" Speech, and Nelson Mandela's Inaugural Address.--From publisher description.