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100 Speeches that roused the world by Colin Salter



ISBN: 9781849944922 Category: Tags: ,


100 Speeches that Roused the World tells the stories behind the most inspiring rousing and memorable speeches from ancient Greece to the present day. A concise introduction and analysis of each speech is accompanied by key illustrations and photographs. 100 Speeches presents the power of the spoken word at its finest from stirring calls to arms to impassioned pleas for peace. Speeches include: Sojourner Truth “Ain’t I a woman” (1851) Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address (1863) Emmeline Pankhurst “Freedom or Death” (1913) Winston Churchill “Blood Sweat and Tears” (1940) John F. Kennedy “We choose to go to the moon” (1961) Martin Luther King “I Have a Dream” (1963) Nelson Mandela on his release from prison (1990) Barack Obama “Yes We Can!” (2008) and Malala Yousafzai “The right of education for every child” (2013). Others include Cicero Elizabeth I George Washington Mahatma Gandhi Vladimir Lenin Adolf Hitler Joseph Stalin Enoch Powell Eva Peron Mao Zedong Malcolm X Margaret Thatcher Richard M. Nixon Maya Angelou Steve Jobs and Oprah Winfrey. This is a classic collection of inspirational momentous and thought-provoking speeches that have stirred nations challenged accepted beliefs and changed the course of history.

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Weight 881 g
Dimensions 232 × 185 × 21 mm


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