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If This Isn't Nice, What Is?

If This Isn't Nice, What Is?

Author: Kurt Vonnegut Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2020

Transatlantic Rhetoric Speeches from the American Revolution to the Suffragettes

Transatlantic Rhetoric Speeches from the American Revolution to the Suffragettes

Author: Tom Wright Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2020

This pioneering collection brings alive the world of public speaking between the American Revolution and the age of the Suffragettes. It presents over seventy speeches by a diverse range of female and male activists, politicians, tribal leaders, fugitive slaves and preachers from both sides of the Atlantic, debating the crucial issues of the day, from socialism and imperialism to slavery and women's suffrage. Complete with detailed notes, introductions, illustrations and suggestions for further reading, it provides a unique introduction to transatlantic history and culture.

Transatlantic Rhetoric Speeches from the American Revolution to the Suffragettes

Transatlantic Rhetoric Speeches from the American Revolution to the Suffragettes

Author: Tom Wright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

This pioneering collection brings alive the world of public speaking between the American Revolution and the age of the Suffragettes. It presents over seventy speeches by a diverse range of female and male activists, politicians, tribal leaders, fugitive slaves and preachers from both sides of the Atlantic, debating the crucial issues of the day, from socialism and imperialism to slavery and women's suffrage. Complete with detailed notes, introductions, illustrations and suggestions for further reading, it provides a unique introduction to transatlantic history and culture.

Speak Up! Speeches by young people to empower and inspire

Speak Up! Speeches by young people to empower and inspire

Author: Adora Svitak Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/02/2020

Speak Up! is a joyful celebration of 45 speeches by children and teenagers who have stood up for causes they passionately believe in and challenged adults in power to take note. This collection is testament to the hopefulness and spirit of the next generation, and the positive belief that we can, and should, act to protect the things we love. From ground-breaking scientific inventions to pleas for the environment, anti-war speeches to incredible testimony of lived experiences, the speeches collected here demonstrate the profound wisdom of youth and why it is important to speak up and out on what concerns us. 'A society that cuts itself off from its youth severs its own lifeline; it is condemned to bleed to death.' - Kofi Annan

Ethos Ehre Exzellenz Antike Eliten im Vergleich

Ethos Ehre Exzellenz Antike Eliten im Vergleich

Author: Hartmut Leppin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/2020

Der Karl-Christ-Preis ist dem Andenken an den Marburger Althistoriker Karl Christ gewidmet (19232008). Mit dem Preis werden herausragende wissenschaftliche Leistungen auf dem Gebiet der Alten Geschichte und ihrer Nachbardisziplinen sowie der Wissenschafts- und Rezeptionsgeschichte des Altertums ausgezeichnet. Die dritten Preistrager sind ex aequo Prof. Dr. Karl-Joachim Hoelkeskamp und Prof. Dr. Elke Stein-Hoelkeskamp. Das Ehepaar hat in enger Zusammenarbeit uber viele Jahre hinweg wichtige altertumswissenschaftliche Vorhaben und Publikationen vorbereitet und umgesetzt. Beide haben eine Vielzahl herausragender althistorischer Publikationen vorgelegt, die massgeblich die Diskussionen um das archaische Griechenland und die roemische Republik beeinflussen, immer wissenschaftsgeschichtlich reflektiert sind, theoretische Zugange zur Alten Geschichte offensiv vertreten und weit uber die Grenzen des Faches hinaus rezipiert werden. Sie haben dem Fach durch ihre intellektuelle Neugierde neue Perspektiven eroeffnet und durch zahlreiche Kontakte die deutschsprachige Althistorie mit der internationalen Forschung vernetzt. In dem Bemuhen, Fragestellungen und Gegenstande ihrer Disziplin auch einem breiten Publikum niveauvoll zu vermitteln, greifen sie ein zentrales Anliegen Karl Christs auf. Die Rede, die beide gemeinsam zur Verleihung des Preises am 29. April 2017 hielten, widmete sich dem Thema: Ethos Ehre Exzellenz. Antike Eliten im Vergleich. Sie ist hier zusammen mit den Laudationes von Hartmut Leppin und Stefan Rebenich veroeffentlicht.

Stand & Deliver Ten Short, Historic Speeches to Practice and Learn

Stand & Deliver Ten Short, Historic Speeches to Practice and Learn

Author: Dave Bricker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2019

She Speaks The Power of Women's Voices

She Speaks The Power of Women's Voices

Author: Yvette (Author) Cooper Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2019

A powerful celebration of brilliant speeches by women throughout the ages, from Boudica to Greta Thunberg. 'A treasure trove of trailblazers...' Cathy Newman Looking at lists of the greatest speeches of all time, you might think that powerful oratory is the preserve of men. But the truth is very different - countless brave and bold women have used their voices to inspire change, transform lives and radically alter history. In this timely and personal selection of exceptional speeches, Yvette Cooper MP tells the rousing story of female oratory. From Boudica to Greta Thunberg and Margaret Thatcher to Malala, Yvette introduces each speech and demonstrates how powerful and persuasive oratory can be decidedly female. Written by one of our leading public voices, this is an inspirational call for women to be heard across the globe.

Outspoken 50 Speeches by Incredible Women from Boudicca to Michelle Obama

Outspoken 50 Speeches by Incredible Women from Boudicca to Michelle Obama

Author: Deborah Coughlin Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

History didn't listen to women, but that never stopped them from speaking out ... A lot of history is made up of speeches. Speeches about big ideas, celebratory speeches, rousing speeches to inspire soldiers to fight to the death, comic speeches to help us see the funny side to life. From Jesus to Winston Churchill to Martin Luther King Jr. and even Donald Trump, we've been raised with the words of important men ringing in our ears ... But where are all the women? Unless you're the type of person who loves researching suffrage speeches, you are unlikely to know many soundbites from women throughout history. Outspoken: 50 Speeches by Incredible Women is going to change that. From Joan of Arc and Virginia Woolf, to Oprah Winfrey and Greta Thunberg, this is a celebration of outstanding and outspoken women everywhere.

Abbott The Defining Speeches

Abbott The Defining Speeches

Author: Tony Abbott Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/10/2019

Voices of History Speeches that Changed the World

Voices of History Speeches that Changed the World

Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2019

VOICES OF HISTORY celebrates the great speeches of world history and cultural life. In this exuberant collection, acclaimed historian Simon Sebag Montefiore takes us on a journey from ancient times to the twenty-first century: some speeches are heroic and inspiring; some diabolical and atrocious; some are exquisite and poignant; others cruel and chilling. The speakers themselves vary from empresses and conquerors to novelists, sportsmen, dreamers and killers, from Churchill and Elizabeth I to Stalin and Genghis Khan, and from Michelle Obama and Cleopatra to Nehru and Muhammad Ali. All human drama is here: from the carnage of battlefields to the theatre of courtrooms, from table-talk to audiences of millions, from desperate last stands to orations of triumph, from noble calls for liberation to genocidal rants, from foolish delusions and strange confessions to defiant resistance and heartbreaking farewells, VOICES OF HISTORY spans centuries, continents and cultures. In the accessible and gripping style of a master storyteller, Montefiore shows why these seventy speeches are essential reading, and how they enlighten our past, enrich our present and inspire - and hold warnings for - our future.

Speeches and Articles 2013 - 2017 His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales

Speeches and Articles 2013 - 2017 His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales

Author: David Cadman Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/08/2019

In 2014, Volumes One and Two of the speeches and articles of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales were archived and published by the University of Wales Press. This third volume of the speeches and articles of The Prince of Wales includes a thematic expansion to the section on `Climate Change and Sustainability', accommodating a number of texts that address the interconnected relationship between economic, social and environmental sustainability. As The Prince of Wales marks his seventieth birthday, we note a significant achievement. Over the years, in broader terms, his words and actions have received little publicity, but matters on which The Prince has voiced concern have subsequently risen on the agenda for a great many other thoughtful and well-informed observers. It is hoped that among the merits of this archive is its record of The Prince's contribution, which will allow a fair and balanced assessment of his singularly remarkable contribution.