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Great speeches in history.

Author: Norman Rodway; Samuel West; Elizabeth Bell; Peter Marinker; Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Naxos AudioBooks, ℗1996.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From Socrates to Charles I, Danton to Lincoln-here are [historical figures with speeches associated with them]. Fighting for justice, for freedom of speech, and sometimes even for their own lives, these orators demonstrate the ... resources of language in the service of the ... issues of their day."--Container.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Rodway; Samuel West; Elizabeth Bell; Peter Marinker; Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd.
ISBN: 9626340835 9789626340837
OCLC Number: 36134111
Notes: Naxos AudioBooks: NA208312, NA208322.
Selected by Gary Mead and Duncan Steen ; produced by Neville Jason.
Compact disc (DDD).
Program notes by Gary Mead inserted in container.
Credits: Selected by Gary Mead and Duncan Steen ; produced by Neville Jason.
Performer(s): Read by Norman Rodway, Samuel West, Elizabeth Bell, Peter Marinker.
Description: 2 audio discs (159 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: CD1. Socrates --
399BC (11:47) --
Demosthenes --
330 BC (14:08) --
Cicero --
63 BC (11:13) --
William of Normandy --
1066 (3:09) --
John Ball --
1381 (2:25) --
Martin Luther --
1521 (6:09) --
Sir Thomas More --
1535 (7:14) --
Queen Elizabeth I --
1588 (3:24) --
Queen Elizabeth I --
1601 (6:10) --
King Charles I --
1649 (7:00) --
Oliver Cromwell --
1653 (2:23) --
William Pitt the Elder --
1741 (4:01) --
CD2. Edmund Burke --
1774 (6:22) --
Patrick Henry --
1775 (7:08) --
Samuel Adams --
1776 (4:46) --
William Pitt the Younger --
1792 (4:15) --
Thomas Erskine --
1792 (6:32) --
Georges Danton --
1793 (4:10) --
Charles James Fox --
1795 (7:45) --
George Canning --
1798 (2:52) --
Robert Emmett --
1802 (4:19) --
Lord Macaulay --
1831 (3:55) --
John Bright --
1855 (6:52) --
Abraham Lincoln --
1863 (3:20) --
Emile Zola --
1898 (8:42) --
Emmeline Pankhurst --
1912 (8:20).

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"From Socrates to Charles I, Danton to Lincoln-here are [historical figures with speeches associated with them]. Fighting for justice, for freedom of speech, and sometimes even for their own lives, these orators demonstrate the ... resources of language in the service of the ... issues of their day."--Container.

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