Published: September 13, 2010
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1848660987
ISBN - 13: 9781848660984
From the Publisher
|40 cm x 32 cm x 2 cm boxset of book and 60 minute DVD.|
From the Jacket
|The Book: A best-selling anthology of speeches by famous figures from history.|
The DVD: Features the greatest speechmakers of the modern era, including John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Mahatma Gandhi, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Barack Obama.
The book contains over 50 momentous and thought-provoking speeches from a wide range of historical eras and nations, and will both inspire readers and give thema greater understanding of the events of the time.
Each speech is accompanied by a comprehensive introduction that explains its historical background, why it was significant and what happened as a result. A biography of each speechmaker explains how they came to stand at the crossroads of history.
Included here are the speeches of Moses, Queen Elizabeth I, Oliver Cromwell, Abraham Lincoln, Napoleon Bonaparte, Mahatma Gandhi, Clarence Darrow, Emmeline Pankhurst, Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Aldolf Hitler, George S. Patton, Josef Stalin, Martin Luther King, John F. Kennedy, Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, George W. Bush and many others who have motivated, given hope and sometimes terrified those who heard them.