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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference: Illustrated Edition
Voices of History: Speeches that Changed the World
A collection of history's greatest speeches, with commentary from internationally bestselling historian Simon Sebag Montefiore
Warning to the West
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.
Penguin Book of Modern Speeches
*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.
Remarkable Minds: A Celebration of the Reith Lectures
A beautiful collection of iconic talks by the world's most remarkable minds
Outspoken: 50 Speeches by Incredible Women from Boudicca to Michelle Obama
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.
She Speaks: The Power of Women's Voices
A powerful celebration of brilliant speeches by women throughout the ages, from Boudica to Greta Thunberg.
Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.: Advice for the Rest of Your Life - Classic Graduation Speeches
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.
Art Matters
A creative call to arms from the mind of Neil Gaiman, combining his extraordinary words with striking illustrations by Chris Riddell.
Speeches That Changed the World
Over 50 momentous and thought-provoking speeches from throughout history.
Penguin Book of Historic Speeches
Defence Speeches
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.
RFK: His Words for Our Times
So Here I Am: Speeches by great women to empower and inspire
Over 50 empowering speeches celebrating women in their own words through extracts and commissioned illustrations, spanning throughout history up to the modern day.
When Ideas Matter: Speeches for an Ethical Republic
Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, sets out his vision of 'an ethical Republic' in a collection of his speeches.
When They Go Low, We Go High: Speeches That Shape the World - and Why We Need Them
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
Obscenity & The Arts
Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination
J.K. Rowling, one of the world's most inspiring writers, shares her wisdom and advice in this artfully illustrated book.
Great Speeches of Our Time: Speeches that Shaped the Modern World
Forty of the most memorable speeches made between 1945 and the present day.
Selected Speeches
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.
Speeches that Changed the World
This new leatherette gift edition of Speeches that Changed the World contains over 100 of the most influential speeches ever made.
Nobel Lecture
Published for the first time in book form, the lecture delivered by the 2016 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Bob Dylan.
Speeches of Frederick Douglass: A Critical Edition
A collection of twenty of Frederick Douglass's most important orations
In Defence of the Republic
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.
Chambers Book of Great Speeches: Book
Over 250 world-changing speeches, from ancient history to the 21st century.
Great Speeches: Words that Shaped the World
If This Isn't Nice, What Is? (much) Expanded Second Edition: Graduation Speeches and Other Advice to the Young
Cicero, Agrarian Speeches: Introduction, Text, Translation, and Commentary
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.
We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama
I'm Not Here to Give a Speech
Please Read Notes: Brand New, International Softcover Edition, Printed in black and white pages, minor self wear on the cover or pages, Sale restriction may be printed on the book, but Book name, contents, and author are exactly same as Hardcover Edition. Fast delivery through DHL/FedEx express.
Documentary History Of The United States (revised And Updated)
Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation
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
100 Speeches that Roused the World tells the stories behind the most inspiring, rousing and memorable speeches, from ancient Greece to the present day.
Demosthenes: Selected Political Speeches
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.
Great Speeches of the 20th Century
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 ...
50 Speeches That Made the Modern World: Famous Speeches from Women's Rights to Human Rights
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.
Pocket Book of Great Irish Speeches: Inspiring and Provocative Speeches from 1782 - Today
Some of the finest speeches ever made have been spoken in Ireland. This book highlights 45 of these eminent and influential speeches.
Concept of Conversation: From Cicero's Sermo to the Grand Siecle's Conversation
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.
man of Africa: The political thought of Harry Oppenheimer
Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations