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The Resource Speeches that changed the world

Speeches that changed the world

Label
Speeches that changed the world
Title
Speeches that changed the world
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Containing over 50 momentous speeches from a wide range of historical eras and nations, this book includes biographies of each speaker, the history of why each speech was significant and what happened as a result
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
808.85
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Speeches, addresses, etc
  • World history
  • History
  • General & world history
  • Biography & non-fiction prose
  • Semantics, discourse analysis, stylistics
  • Speeches
  • Encyclopaedias & reference works
Label
Speeches that changed the world
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previous ed.: 2005
  • Includes index
  • Formerly CIP.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Jesus of Nazareth: 'Blessed are the poor in spirit'. The Prophet Mohammed: 'Turn then your face towards the Sacred Mosque'. Queen Elizabeth I: 'I have the heart of the stomach of a king'. King Charles I: 'I go from a corruptible to an incorruptible crown'. Oliver Cromwell: 'In the name of God, go!'. George Washington: 'A passionate attachment of one nation for another produces a variety of evils'. Thomas Jefferson: 'We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists'. Napoleon Bonaparte: 'Soldiers of my Old Guard: I bid you farewell'. Abraham Lincoln: 'Government of the people, by the people, for the people'. Susan B. Anthony: 'Are women persons?'. Emmeline Pankhurst: 'I am here as a soldier'. Patrick Pearse: 'Ireland unfree shall never be at peace'. Woodrow Wilson: 'The world must be made safe for democracy'. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin: 'Power to the Soviets'. Clarence Darrow: 'I believe in the law of love'. Mohandas K. Gandhi: 'I have faith in the righteousness of our cause'. Franklin D. Roosevelt: 'The only thing we have to fear is fear itself'; 'A date which will live in infamy'. Adolf Hitler: 'My patience is now at an end'; 'I am from now on just first soldier of the Reich'. Neville Chamberlain: 'Peace for our time'. Joseph Stalin: 'It is imperative that we agree to conclude the pact'. Winston Churchill: 'Blood, toil, tears and sweat'; 'We shall fight on the beaches'; 'This was their finest hour'; Never in the field of human conflict'; 'An iron curtain has descended'. Charles de Gaulle: 'The flame of French resistance must not and shall not die'. Vyacheslav Molotov: 'Perfidy unparalleled in the history of civilized nation'. George S. Patton, Jr: 'I am personally going to shoot that paper-hanging sonofabitch Hitler'. Emperor Hirohito: 'Enduring the unendurable'. J. Robert Oppenheimer: 'We are not only scientists; we are men, too'. Jawaharlal Nehru: 'At the stroke of the midnight hour... India will awake'. Douglas MacArthur: 'I have just left your fighting sons in Korea'. Nikita Khrushchev: 'The cult of the individual'. John F. Kennedy: 'Ask not what your country can do for you'; 'Ich bin ein Berliner'. Martin Luther King, Jr: 'I have a dream'; 'I've seen the promised land'. Nelson Mandela: 'An ideal for which I am prepared to die'; 'Free at last'. Malcolm X: 'You can't hate the roots of a tree and not hate the tree'. Pierre Trudeau: 'Who are the kidnap victims?'. Richard Nixon: 'There can be no whitewash at the White House'. Indira Gandhi: 'The special responsibility of the women of India'. Chaim Herzog: 'Hate, ignorance and evil'. Anwar al-Sadat: 'We accept to live with you in permanent peace'. Pope John Paul II: 'Our Polish freedom costs so much'. Ronald Reagan: 'Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall!'. Mikhail Gorbachev: 'Freedom of choice is a universal principle'. Vaclav Havel: 'We live in a contaminated moral environment'. Earl Spencer: 'The most hunted person of the modern age'. Elie Wiesel: 'The perils of indifference'. George W. Bush: 'Today, our nation saw evil'. Gerry Adams: 'Our struggle has reached a defining moment'. Kevin Rudd: 'To the stolen generations... I am sorry'. Barack Obama: 'America is a place where all things are possible'. Index of speakers and key lines
Control code
BDZ0009274927
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9781848660571
Isbn Type
(cased)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Speeches that changed the world
Publication
Note
  • Previous ed.: 2005
  • Includes index
  • Formerly CIP.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Jesus of Nazareth: 'Blessed are the poor in spirit'. The Prophet Mohammed: 'Turn then your face towards the Sacred Mosque'. Queen Elizabeth I: 'I have the heart of the stomach of a king'. King Charles I: 'I go from a corruptible to an incorruptible crown'. Oliver Cromwell: 'In the name of God, go!'. George Washington: 'A passionate attachment of one nation for another produces a variety of evils'. Thomas Jefferson: 'We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists'. Napoleon Bonaparte: 'Soldiers of my Old Guard: I bid you farewell'. Abraham Lincoln: 'Government of the people, by the people, for the people'. Susan B. Anthony: 'Are women persons?'. Emmeline Pankhurst: 'I am here as a soldier'. Patrick Pearse: 'Ireland unfree shall never be at peace'. Woodrow Wilson: 'The world must be made safe for democracy'. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin: 'Power to the Soviets'. Clarence Darrow: 'I believe in the law of love'. Mohandas K. Gandhi: 'I have faith in the righteousness of our cause'. Franklin D. Roosevelt: 'The only thing we have to fear is fear itself'; 'A date which will live in infamy'. Adolf Hitler: 'My patience is now at an end'; 'I am from now on just first soldier of the Reich'. Neville Chamberlain: 'Peace for our time'. Joseph Stalin: 'It is imperative that we agree to conclude the pact'. Winston Churchill: 'Blood, toil, tears and sweat'; 'We shall fight on the beaches'; 'This was their finest hour'; Never in the field of human conflict'; 'An iron curtain has descended'. Charles de Gaulle: 'The flame of French resistance must not and shall not die'. Vyacheslav Molotov: 'Perfidy unparalleled in the history of civilized nation'. George S. Patton, Jr: 'I am personally going to shoot that paper-hanging sonofabitch Hitler'. Emperor Hirohito: 'Enduring the unendurable'. J. Robert Oppenheimer: 'We are not only scientists; we are men, too'. Jawaharlal Nehru: 'At the stroke of the midnight hour... India will awake'. Douglas MacArthur: 'I have just left your fighting sons in Korea'. Nikita Khrushchev: 'The cult of the individual'. John F. Kennedy: 'Ask not what your country can do for you'; 'Ich bin ein Berliner'. Martin Luther King, Jr: 'I have a dream'; 'I've seen the promised land'. Nelson Mandela: 'An ideal for which I am prepared to die'; 'Free at last'. Malcolm X: 'You can't hate the roots of a tree and not hate the tree'. Pierre Trudeau: 'Who are the kidnap victims?'. Richard Nixon: 'There can be no whitewash at the White House'. Indira Gandhi: 'The special responsibility of the women of India'. Chaim Herzog: 'Hate, ignorance and evil'. Anwar al-Sadat: 'We accept to live with you in permanent peace'. Pope John Paul II: 'Our Polish freedom costs so much'. Ronald Reagan: 'Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall!'. Mikhail Gorbachev: 'Freedom of choice is a universal principle'. Vaclav Havel: 'We live in a contaminated moral environment'. Earl Spencer: 'The most hunted person of the modern age'. Elie Wiesel: 'The perils of indifference'. George W. Bush: 'Today, our nation saw evil'. Gerry Adams: 'Our struggle has reached a defining moment'. Kevin Rudd: 'To the stolen generations... I am sorry'. Barack Obama: 'America is a place where all things are possible'. Index of speakers and key lines
Control code
BDZ0009274927
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9781848660571
Isbn Type
(cased)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.

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