Great Speeches of Our Time: Speeches that Shaped the Modern World Williams, Hywel

Great Speeches of Our Time: Speeches that Shaped the Modern World

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'Let each know that for each the body, the mind and the soul have been freed to fulfil themselves.'

These powerful words, spoken by Nelson Mandela in his inaugural address as the new president of South Africa, are taken from just one of the forty important and thought-provoking speeches in this collection.

Ranging from 1945 to the present day, they provide an important insight into the modern world. Inspirational speeches by Winston Churchill, Mikhail Gorbachev, Martin Luther King, Barack Obama and many others are supplemented with biographies of each speaker, as well an exploration of their words' significance and an historical account of the consequences of their oratory.

This is a history of the recent and contemporary world told through the speeches that shaped it.



PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781780877464
BY (AUTHOR) Williams, Hywel
PUBLISHER : Quercus Publishing PUBLICATION DATE : January 31, 2013
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Quercus Publishing
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 200 mm x 142 mm
WEIGHT : 275 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Biography, Literature & Literary studies
History & Archaeology
DESCRIPTION : 'Let each know that for each the body, the mind and the soul have been freed to fulfil themselves.' These powerful words, spoken by Nelson Mandela in his inaugural address as the new president of South Africa, are taken from just one of the forty important and thought-provoking speeches in this collection. Ranging from 1945 to the present day, they provide an important insight into the modern world. Inspirational speeches by Winston Churchill, Mikhail Gorbachev, Martin Luther King, Barack Obama and many others are supplemented with biographies of each speaker, as well an exploration of their words' significance and an historical account of the consequences of their oratory. This is a history of the recent and contemporary world told through the speeches that shaped it. PRODUCT DETAILS : ISBN : 9781780877464 BY (AUTHOR) Williams, Hywel PUBLISHER : Quercus Publishing PUBLICATION DATE : January 31, 2013 COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Quercus Publishing LANGUAGE : English AGE : General PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback DIMENSION : 200 mm x 142 mm WEIGHT : 275 g PRODUCT CATEGORY : Biography, Literature & Literary studies History & Archaeology