The World's Great Speeches

Download or Read eBook The World's Great Speeches PDF written by Lewis Copeland and published by Courier Corporation. This book was released on 2012-04-24 with total page 962 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The World's Great Speeches

Book Synopsis The World's Great Speeches by : Lewis Copeland

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. Includes 7 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

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  • Publisher – Courier Corporation
  • Total Pages – 962
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  • ISBN-10 – 9780486132839
  • ISBN-13 – 0486132838

Speeches that Changed the World

Download or Read eBook Speeches that Changed the World PDF written by Simon Sebag Montefiore and published by Quercus. This book was released on 2015-05-12 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
Speeches that Changed the World

Book Synopsis Speeches that Changed the World by : Simon Sebag Montefiore

Comprehensively updated with many new speeches including Earl Spencer's lament to "The extraordinary and irreplaceable Diana", Nikita Khrushchev's secret speech of 1956 signalling the beginning of the end of Stalinist Russia, Patrick Pearse's rousing funeral oration that fanned the flames of the Easter Rising, Kevin Rudd's historic apology to Australia's mistreated Aborigines and Barack Obama's momentous US election night victory speech. Alongside these are the finest war cries of Winston Churchill, Martin Luther King's prophetic "I have a dream" and "I've seen the promised land" speeches, the inspiring words of JFK and impassioned pleas from Nelson Mandela-the first at his trial in 1964 and the second on his election as president of South Africa in 1994. In addition are historic speeches from Elizabeth I, Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, George Washington, Napoleon Bonaparte, Abraham Lincoln, Emmeline Pankhurst, Mahatma Gandhi, Vladimir Lenin, Neville Chamberlain, Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Charles de Gaulle, General George S. Patton, J Robert Oppenheimer, Mao Zedong, Malcolm X, Richard M. Nixon, Pope John Paul II, Vaclav Havel, Elie Wiesel, Mikhail Gorbachev and many other great historical figures. Speeches that Changed the World presents over 50 momentous and thought-provoking speeches from throughout history. Complete with a potted biography of each speaker, and telling the story of why each oration was significant and what happened as a result, this is a gripping history of the world told through its greatest and most impassioned speeches.

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  • Publisher – Quercus
  • Total Pages – 224
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781623650995
  • ISBN-13 – 1623650992

The World's 100 Greatest Speeches

Download or Read eBook The World's 100 Greatest Speeches PDF written by Terry O'Brien and published by . This book was released on 2016-09-14 with total page 490 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The World's 100 Greatest Speeches

Book Synopsis The World's 100 Greatest Speeches by : Terry O'Brien

Motivational, passionate and persuasive, this is a compilation of the world's 100 greatest speeches by some of the most significant people in history who have played an important role in shaping the world as we know it now. These speeches?by kings and queens, presidents and prime ministers, freedom fighters and political leaders, dictators and writers?have made a mark in world history. These speeches not only give us an insight into the past, but also inspire us with their demands for equality, cries of freedom, a call to arms, rooting for the cause of the individual or the nation. Learn from the inspirational words of King Charles, Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, Adolf Hitler, Mohandas K. Gandhi, George Washington, Rabindranath Tagore, Anne Besant, Theodore Roosevelt and Subhas Chandra Bose, among many others.

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  • Total Pages – 490
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  • ISBN-10 – 8129142120
  • ISBN-13 – 9788129142122

A Treasury of the World's Great Speeches

Download or Read eBook A Treasury of the World's Great Speeches PDF written by Richard Crosscup and published by Dorset Press. This book was released on 1993-06-01 with total page 496 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
A Treasury of the World's Great Speeches

Book Synopsis A Treasury of the World's Great Speeches by : Richard Crosscup

This book is an anthology of speeches that have been important both in their own time and in their influence on history. From Cicero to Disraeli, from Garibaldi to Gandhi, and from Patrick Henry to Mao Tse-Tung, those thinkers and doers whose recorded words have been of significance in the progress of mankind are represented in this book.

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  • Publisher – Dorset Press
  • Total Pages – 496
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  • ISBN-10 – 1566190347
  • ISBN-13 – 9781566190343

Lend Me Your Ears

Download or Read eBook Lend Me Your Ears PDF written by William Safire and published by W. W. Norton & Company. This book was released on 1997 with total page 1066 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
Lend Me Your Ears

Book Synopsis Lend Me Your Ears by : William Safire

William Safire's invaluable and immensely entertaining Lend Me Your Ears established itself instantly as a classic treasury of the greatest speeches in human history. Selected with the instincts of a great speechwriter and language maven, arranged by theme and occasion, each deftly introduced and placed in context, the more than two hundred speeches in this compilation demonstrate the enduring power of human eloquence to inspire, to uplift, and to motivate. For this expanded edition Safire has selected more than twenty new speeches by such figures as President Bill Clinton, Senator Robert Dole, General Colin Powell, Microsoft's Bill Gates, the Dalai Lama, Edward R. Murrow, Alistair Cooke, the Buddha, and the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. They prove that even in a digital age the most forceful medium of communication is still the human voice speaking directly to the mind, heart, and soul.

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  • Publisher – W. W. Norton & Company
  • Total Pages – 1066
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  • ISBN-10 – 0393040054
  • ISBN-13 – 9780393040050