History of Public Speaking in America

History of Public Speaking in America

by Robert Tarbell Oliver
     
 

This book traces the study of American oratory from the ministers of Colonial New England up to the time of Woodrow Wilson. Extensive attention is given to great public debates such as those between Webster and Hayne and Lincoln and Douglas. The public speaking of religious figures, lawyers, and social reformers, as well as statesmen, is discussed.

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This book traces the study of American oratory from the ministers of Colonial New England up to the time of Woodrow Wilson. Extensive attention is given to great public debates such as those between Webster and Hayne and Lincoln and Douglas. The public speaking of religious figures, lawyers, and social reformers, as well as statesmen, is discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313211522
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/29/1978
Pages:
588
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)

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