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Author: Brian MacArthur
Publisher: Penguin UK
Category: Literary Collections
From Moses to Nelson Mandela, speeches have changed the way we see the world and the way the world is shaped. The Penguin Book of Historic Speeches gathers together the world's greatest speeches, bringing together the words of over one hundred men and women. These brilliant and passionate declarations by Socrates, Robespierre, Lincoln, Queen Elizabeth I, Churchill, Washington, Pankhurst, Gandhi and many others provide a vivid glimpse of history in the making while retaining their power to move and inspire today. 'Impeccable. MacArthur prefaces each address with a short but scholarly historical explanation that sets the scene perfectly. An attractive volume' Andrew Roberts, Sunday Times 'Works well not just as an anthology but as a history' Independent on Sunday
And let us accept this challenge not as a grim duty but as an exciting adventure in
which we are privileged to help a great nation realize its destiny and let us begin
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Author: Brian MacArthur
Publisher: Penguin UK
Category: Literary Collections
*FULLY REVISED AND UPDATED* Whether it was Churchill rousing the British to take up arms or the dream of Martin Luther King, Fidel Castro inspiring the Cuban revolution or Barack Obama on Selma and the meaning of America, speeches have profoundly influenced the way we see ourselves and society. Gathered here are some of the most extraordinary and memorable speeches of the last century. Some are well known, others less so, but all helped form the world we now inhabit.
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In this volume are all the well-known phrases - blood, toil, tears and sweat - their finest hour and the iron curtain.
Author: Winston Churchill
Publisher: Penguin Books
Category: Great Britain
From the time of his election to the House of Parliament until his last weeks as Prime Minster in 1955, Winston Churchill was never at a loss for words. In this volume are all the well-known phrases - blood, toil, tears and sweat - their finest hour and the iron curtain.
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Author: JP Flintoff
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Business & Economics
Most of us dread public speaking. But at some point we find ourselves forced to make a speech. And we worry: Will my jokes fall flat? What if I freeze? Is it okay to read notes? What if people walk out? This book won't magically transform you into a fast-talking corporate hotshot. But it will show you how to think about public speaking in a new way, and with a spot of luck, you will achieve adequacy. Or better! Drawing on ancient principles of rhetoric and his own entertaining successes and failures on the speech-giving circuit, John-Paul Flintoff provides simple but effective techniques to help you to speak with confidence to any crowd, whether it's a work presentation or a best friend's wedding. Humble but motivating, this is a guide to finding your voice, even if it's a bit croaky at first, and a reassuring affirmation that we all have something to say.
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Author: Gerard Reid
Amongst the multitude of speeches, sermons and addresses annually delivered by Irish men and women, only a few are permanently preserved. The remainder are forgotten. The main objective of this compilation is to bring together a selection of speeches, sermons and addresses from some of Irelandís greatest statesmen and women over the last 1,000 years. They are arranged in chronological order, with an introduction giving the background to each one. Brief biographical notes are also given on each speaker at the back of the book. The orations chosen are always interesting in themselves and many of them prove enlightening views of historical events. For example, Irelandís stance, both North and South during World War Two can be readily seen by reading Eamon de Valeraís, Lord Craigavonís and James Dillonís speeches at the time. The great speakers of the Irish past are represented with Grattan, Burke, OíConnell and Parnell each given considerable attention. The great Irish lawyers are also well represented with John Philpot Curranís speech at Archibald Hamilton Rowanís trial being the most notable. However, no compilation of Irish speeches would be complete without church sermons, Jonathan Swiftís being the highlight amongst them.
With the advent of the Internet, it's now cheap and easy to find the texts of some
great orations of the past online. For speech compilations in book form, The Penguin Book of Historic Speeches and The Penguin Book of Modern Speeches,
Author: Ian Nichol
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Expert speaking coach Ian Nichol writes a thorough and authoritative guide to public speaking. Written in an engaging and informative style, with a great undercurrent of humour, Stand and Deliver! makes for a relaxing and highly enjoyable read, which reinforces Ian’s no-nonsense message on how readers can dramatically improve their speaking performances. Ian’s unfailing honesty when setting out his personal experiences of triumph and disaster will inspire readers, teaching them that what works for one person may not work for another. Stand and Deliver! provides countless practical tips and suggestions in a highly pragmatic text that will boost readers’ confidence. By demolishing destructive myths about public speaking, Ian shows readers how to think positively about nerves and use them to help, not hinder. Offering straightforward advice this book demonstrates that everyone can speak confidently in public by challenging preconceptions and providing a wide range of tools to success.
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Author: Fearghal McGarry
"Established in 1858, the Irish Republican Brotherhood was a secret, oath-bound movement dedicated to bringing about revolution in Ireland. This book is a result of a major conference to mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Irish Republican Brotherhood and includes essays on Fenianism in its diasporic, transnational and imperial context; political violence; republican ideology and popular politicisation; culture, religion and identity; and memory and commemoration. This is the first publication to consider Fenianism as the truly international phenomenon it represented and includes essays from international scholars assessing the impact of Fenianism - a movement founded in America by the Irish immigrant community - throughout Ireland, Britain, continental Europe, the Americas and Australasia. The book spans the full chronological range of Fenian movement, from its origins in the aftermath of the Young Ireland movement, through its existence as a mass revolutionary movement in the 1860's, the long period as an underground revolutionary conspiracy, culminating in its role as the driving force of the Irish revolution between 1916 and 1921. "
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Author: Peter Kellner
Publisher: Mainstream Publishing
'Democracy' tells the thousand-year story of the bitter battles over arguments and reforms, in the words of those who shaped our democracy, fought for it and resisted it. It includes the major documents of the past millennium, such as the Magna Carta and the Bill of Rights, and the speeches of the big beasts of the democratic jungle.--Publisher.
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Harmondsworth : Penguin , 1996 , p . 370 . Robert T. Handy , ' Christian Faith and
Historical Method : Contradiction , Compromise , or Tension ? ' in C.T. McIntire
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Author: David Aberbach
Category: Literary Criticism
Literature and Poverty offers an engaging overview of changes in literary perceptions of poverty and the poor. Part I of the book, from the Hebrew Bible to the French Revolution, provides essential background information. It introduces the Scriptural ideal of the ‘holy poor’ and the process by which biblical love of the poor came to be contested and undermined in European legislation and public opinion as capitalism grew and the state took over from the Church; Part II, from the French Revolution to World War II, shows how post-1789 problems of industrialization, population growth, war, and urbanization came to dominate much European literature, as poverty and the poor became central concerns of major writers such as Dickens, Dostoyevsky, and Hugo. David Aberbach uses literature – from the Bible, through Shakespeare, Wordsworth, Zola, Pushkin, and Orwell – to show how poverty changed from being an endemic and unavoidable fact of life, to a challenge for equality that might be attainable through a moral and rational society. As a literary and social history of poverty, this book argues for the vital importance of literature and the arts in understanding current problems in International Development.
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Author: F. M. Leventhal
Category: Literary Criticism
A study of Anglo-American connections in their widest sense. Studies of Anglo-American relations often focus narrowly on official government-to-government contacts rather than on other kinds of less formal links. This book seeks to redress that imbalance by examining not only diplomatic relations, but also a wide variety of social, economic, intellectual and cultural connections. It also examines Anglo-American relations over the whole period since the American Revolution. It aims to open up new themes and perspectives which illuminate the evolution of bilateral relations, mutual perceptions and the comparative development of both nations.
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Author: Daniel Harbour
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Atheism has always been open to the attack that it is a sterile concept and that atheists clearly don’t believe in anything. In this remarkable book, Daniel Harbour turns this disadvantage into the spearhead of his defense of atheism and incisive attack on religion, whether Christian, Muslim, Buddhist or Zen. He argues that the battle between the two has wrongly been fought on the narrow issue of the existence of God. In reality, the question is based on what is morally good and bad, i.e. whether a religious belief or an atheist belief puts one in a better position to do good. Using modern examples such as gay marriages and racial hatred, Daniel Harbour casts a light on the ideas atheism stands for.
As well as letters, diary entries and memoir extracts, the book will also include the songs sung in the trenches by the men at the front; there are poems too, the less well known alongside the familiar.
Author: Brian MacArthur
Publisher: Little Brown Uk
Far more than an anthology, this is Brian MacArthur's attempt to write a history of the First World War by drawing on the writings of those who were present at the events they describe.