Speeches That Changed the World

Open up this book to find out ... The speeches in Speeches that Changed the World are divided into the following chapters: Ancient history, Love, Religion, Science, Patriotism, Philosophy, Humanity and liberty, Sport, Politics and War.

Speeches That Changed the World

For many thousands of years, people have used oratory to influence others, but what exactly makes a speech great? Is it the choice of words, the feelings they express, the passion with which the speaker delivers them, the circumstances or the lasting effect that the speech has on what other people think or do, or even on the course of history? Open up this book to find out... The speeches in Speeches that Changed the World are divided into the following chapters: Ancient history, Love, Religion, Science, Patriotism, Philosophy, Humanity and liberty, Sport, Politics and War. Many of them have inspired people to act, some have changed the way people think or look at the world. Others have changed the course of events across the globe - sometimes for the better, at other times with devastating results. All have chronicled our history.

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Speeches That Changed the World
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors:
Categories: Speeches, addresses, etc
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-17 - Publisher: Bounty Books

For many thousands of years, people have used oratory to influence others, but what exactly makes a speech great? Is it the choice of words, the feelings they express, the passion with which the speaker delivers them, the circumstances or the lasting effect that the speech has on what other
Speeches That Changed the World
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Simon Sebag Montefiore
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10 - Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson

VOICES OF HISTORY celebrates the great speeches of world history and cultural life. In this exuberant collection, acclaimed historian Simon Sebag Montefiore takes us on a journey from ancient times to the twenty-first century: some speeches are heroic and inspiring; some diabolical and atrocious; some are exquisite and poignant; others
Speeches That Changed Our Times
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Carlo Batà
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09 - Publisher: White Star Publishers

The great speeches since post-World War II to the present have marked eras and interpreted feelings, in a continuously evolving world, when faced with the eternal problems, like life and freedom, and also new challenges. Moving speeches with a great emotional impact, filled with ideas and values, sentences that have
Speeches that Changed the World
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Owen Collins
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-01-01 - Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

From Moses' delivery of the Ten Commandments to Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" address in Washington, Speeches That Changed the World contains the inspiring words of the world's greatest orators. The defining moments of three thousand years of history are brought alive through the spoken words of
Speeches That Changed the World
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Quercus
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-03 - Publisher: Hachette UK

With over a million copies already sold, this is the newly updated edition of the definitive collection of great speeches ancient and modern. From calls to arms to demands for peace, and from cries of freedom to words of inspiration, this stirring anthology captures the voices of prophets and politicians,