Speeches that Shaped the Modern World

Speeches that Shaped the Modern World by -

Title: Speeches that Shaped the Modern World
Author: -
ISBN10: 1741103096
ISBN13: 978-1741103090
Publisher: New Holland Publishers; First Edition edition (October 13, 2005)
Language: English
Subcategory: Humanities
Size PDF: 1910 kb
Size Fb2: 1866 kb
Rating: 4.9/5
Votes: 397
Pages: 384 pages
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Speeches that Shaped the Modern World is a collection of the potent and memorable speeches delivered since the beginning of the 20th Century. Memorable images bring the speaker's personality to us and make this book a fascinating journey through time. The collection includes recurring themes including: politics and diplomacy, war and peace, freedom and justice, civil rights and human rights. What they all have in common is the rhetoric: the power of persuasion. The speeches reflect historic events of one of the most cataclysmic centuries as told by its heroes, villains, martyrs and monsters. Josef Stalin and Mahatma Gandhi speak side by side with Nelson Mandela, Joseph McCarthy, the Kennedy brothers and Fidel Castro.Speeches by George W Bush and Arundhati Roy bring the book right up to date with conflicting views of our modern world.