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The Penguin Book of Modern Speeches (Paperback)
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The Penguin Book of Modern Speeches (Paperback)

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Paperback 672 Pages / Published: 05/10/2017
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*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 - from Lenin to Reagan, Thatcher to Malala. Some are well known, others less so, but all helped form the world we now inhabit.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241982303
Number of pages: 672
Weight: 458 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 40 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
It would be hard to do better than MacArthur's selection, which is a tribute to the breadth of his knowledge * The Times *
Time and again, MacArthur satisfies the reader's expectations. They are all here: Lloyd George's fit country for heroes, Woodrow Wilson's world made safe for democracy, Enoch Powell's River Tiber foaming with much blood. Those who hate the sound of public men may still find it hard to listen to MacArthur's voices and not be moved * The Times Literary Supplement *

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