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History's greatest speeches

Author: James Daley
Publisher: Mineola, New York : Dover Publications Inc., 2013.
Series: Dover thrift editions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"While designed for classroom use, this collection will also be an invaluable tool for anyone preparing or performing a public speech. Approximately 20 of the world's most influential and stirring public orations include the Gettysburg Address, Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream," and Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death." "--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
History's greatest speeches
(DLC) 2013008804
(OCoLC)809411931
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Daley
ISBN: 9780486316505 0486316505
OCLC Number: 867770571
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introductory Note; Funeral Oration (Fifth Century BCE); "Before the Diet of Worms" (April 18, 1520); "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" (July 8, 1741); "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!" (March 23, 1775); "Resignation Speech" (December 23, 1783); The Plymouth Oration (December 22, 1820); "Ain't I A Woman?" (May 29, 1851); "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" (July 5, 1852); First Inaugural Address (March 4, 1861); Gettysburg Address (November 19, 1863); "On Behalf of the Woman Suffrage Amendment" (January 23, 1880). "Duties of American Citizenship" (January 26, 1883)First Inaugural Address (March 4, 1933); "The Outbreak of World War II" (September 3, 1939); "We Shall Fight on the Beaches" (June 4, 1940); "Quit India" (August 8, 1942); "On the Adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights" (December 9, 1948); Inaugural Address (January 20, 1961); "I Have A Dream" (August 28, 1963); "The Hope Speech" (March 10, 1978); Nobel Lecture (December 11, 1979); "Tear Down This Wall" (June 12, 1987); Inaugural Address (May 10, 1994); "The Perils of Indifference" (April 12, 1999).
Series Title: Dover thrift editions.
Responsibility: edited by James Daley.

Abstract:

"While designed for classroom use, this collection will also be an invaluable tool for anyone preparing or performing a public speech. Approximately 20 of the world's most influential and stirring public orations include the Gettysburg Address, Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream," and Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death." "--

"A concise thrift of 128 pages including the greatest, most influential and important 15-20 speeches in history, aimed for the school market. Will include the Gettysburg Address, Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have a Dream speech from the 1963 March on Washington, Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech from the era of the American Revolution, and a dozen or more selected to make this a brief overview and introduction to the world's greatest speeches"--

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