Great Speeches: Words That Made History

Great Speeches: Words That Made History

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Author: Anon
ISBN: 9780143205111
Publisher: Penguin
Year First Published: 2010
Pages: 384
Dimensions: 199mm x 129mm x 29mm
Format: Paperback / softback

A great speech has the power to define the times, to inspire, to stir and to motivate.

This collection of ancient and modern speeches includes the words of activists, politicians, philosophers and scores of others who have born witness to significant moments from the first century to the twenty-first. Many have themselves made history.

Here you'll find the words of-
- inspirational leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela;
- political heads, from Oliver Cromwell to Kevin Rudd;
- enlightened writers and thinkers such as Arundhati Roy and Inga Clendinnen;
- campaigners such as Daniel Mannix and Eleanor Roosevelt;
- soldiers and statesmen who helped shape the modern world,
- such as Napoleon and Winston Churchill religious figures from every era, including Jesus and the Dalai Lama.

Great Speeches will make a great addition to every home and library shelf.

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