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Speeches that Changed the World: The Stories and Transcripts of the Moments that Made History
     

Speeches that Changed the World: The Stories and Transcripts of the Moments that Made History

by Simon Sebag Montefiore
 

Collected here are more than 50 of the world’s most momentous and insightful speeches, drawn from a vast range of historical eras and from persons of all walks of life. Some speeches—such as Roosevelt’s response to the bombing of Pearl Harbor—changed the course of history itself, while others—such as Martin Luther King’s talk in

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Collected here are more than 50 of the world’s most momentous and insightful speeches, drawn from a vast range of historical eras and from persons of all walks of life. Some speeches—such as Roosevelt’s response to the bombing of Pearl Harbor—changed the course of history itself, while others—such as Martin Luther King’s talk in Washington, DC—defined an era. Along with a transcript of each speech, a biography of the speaker is provided along with an explanation detailing why each speech was significant and its impact on the world. Evocative and inspiring, this is a fascinating collection of some of the greatest words ever spoken by mankind.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781906719005
Publisher:
Quercus
Publication date:
10/01/2008
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

Simon Sebag Montefiore is a historian specializing in Russian history. His previous works include Catherine the Great and Potemkin and Young Stalin.

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