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A collection of history's greatest speeches, with commentary from internationally bestselling historian Simon Sebag Montefiore
From Solzhenitsyn's warnings about the allure of communism, to his rebuke that the West should not abandon its age-old concepts of 'good' and 'evil', the speeches collected in Warning to the West provide insight into Solzhenitsyn's uncompromising moral vision.
*Fully revised and updated*Whether it was Churchill rousing the British to take up arms or the dream of Martin Luther King, Fidel Castro inspiring the Cuban revolution or Barack Obama on Selma and the meaning of America, speeches have profoundly influenced the way we see ourselves and society.Gathered here are some of the most extraordinary and memorable speeches of the last century - from Lenin to Reagan, Thatcher to Malala. Some are well known, others less so, but all helped form the world we now inhabit.
A beautiful collection of iconic talks by the world's most remarkable minds
History didn't listen to women, but that never stopped them from speaking out ...A lot of history is made up of speeches. Speeches about big ideas, celebratory speeches, rousing speeches to inspire soldiers to fight to the death, comic speeches to help us see the funny side to life. Outspoken: 50 Speeches by Incredible Women is going to change that.
A powerful celebration of brilliant speeches by women throughout the ages, from Boudica to Greta Thunberg.
Whether you're looking for the perfect graduation gift, a memento of this significant life moment, or are simply seeking guiding inspiration, the lessons in Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish will last a lifetime.
A creative call to arms from the mind of Neil Gaiman, combining his extraordinary words with striking illustrations by Chris Riddell.
Over 50 momentous and thought-provoking speeches from throughout history.
This volume presents five of Cicero's most famous defence speeches: of Roscius, accused of murder; of Murena, accused of bribery; of Archias, on a citizenship charge; of Caelius, accused of violence; and of Milo, accused of murdering Cicero's hated enemy Clodius. These new translations achieve new standards of accuracy and introductions and notes guide the reader through the speeches.
Over 50 empowering speeches celebrating women in their own words through extracts and commissioned illustrations, spanning throughout history up to the modern day.
Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, sets out his vision of 'an ethical Republic' in a collection of his speeches.
A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR `For all those who believe in the politics of principle and hope this a wonderful reminder that they do not always lose. For all those who despair that politics can ever be inspiring again this is a must-read to shake you out of your misery' Paddy Ashdown
J.K. Rowling, one of the world's most inspiring writers, shares her wisdom and advice in this artfully illustrated book.
Forty of the most memorable speeches made between 1945 and the present day.
Demosthenes was one of the greatest of the classic Athenian orators. He wrote for the courts in public and private cases and in major political trials and is a major source for the history of Athens' struggle against Macedon. This is the widest selection of his speeches in a single volume.
This new leatherette gift edition of Speeches that Changed the World contains over 100 of the most influential speeches ever made.
Published for the first time in book form, the lecture delivered by the 2016 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Bob Dylan.
A collection of twenty of Frederick Douglass's most important orations
Cicero (106-43BC) was the most brilliant orator in Classical history. Even one of the men who authorized his assassination, the Emperor Octavian, admitted to his grandson that Cicero was: 'an eloquent man, my boy, eloquent and a lover of his country'. This selection of speeches illustrates Cicero's fierce loyalty to the Roman Republic.
Over 250 world-changing speeches, from ancient history to the 21st century.
Cicero's Agrarian Speeches have found less attention in modern scholarship than his arguably more famous speeches against Catiline. This edition aims to bring them to a wider scholarly audience, offering a comprehensive introduction, revised Latin text and new English translation, and the first detailed full-scale commentary.
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Declamation was central to the Greek and Roman educational systems over many centuries and the work of Michael Winterbottom has been seminal in the recent explosion of interest in the topic. This volume of his selected articles and reviews focuses on two related topics: the rhetorician Quintilian and ancient declamation in practice.
100 Speeches that Roused the World tells the stories behind the most inspiring, rousing and memorable speeches, from ancient Greece to the present day.
This edition of five of Demosthenes' Assembly speeches arguing for a military response to Philip II of Macedon is aimed at students. The extensive introduction and grammatical notes fully explicate the Greek text and provide abundant detail and up-to-date references to help readers understand the historical and literary context.
Introduced by Kennedy's speech writer Ted SorensenNelson Mandela: An ideal for which I am prepared to die. Introduced by Gordon BrownNikita Khrushchev: The cult of the individual. Introduced by Gary YoungeCharles de Gaulle: The flame of French resistance. Introduced by Antony BeevorMargaret Thatcher: The lady's not for turning.
THE night before the March on Washington in 1963 Martin Luther King asked his aides for advice about the next day's speech. And what about it have we chosen to forget?Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's famous address, Gary Young examines what made the speech so timely ...
A collection of 50 of the most significant speeches from around the globe that demonstrably changed the modern world and analysis into the impact they had.
Some of the finest speeches ever made have been spoken in Ireland. This book highlights 45 of these eminent and influential speeches.
The Concept of Conversation traces the way the rise of conversation spread out from the history of rhetoric to include the histories of friendship, the court and the salon, the Republic of Letters, periodical press and women.