Speeches That Changed the World

Speeches That Changed the World

CD-Audio

By (author) Simon Sebag Montefiore

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  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
  • Format: CD-Audio
  • Dimensions: 124mm x 142mm x 10mm | 141g
  • Publication date: 2 August 2007
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1847242197
  • ISBN 13: 9781847242198
  • Edition: Abridged
  • Edition statement: Abridged edition
  • Sales rank: 48,035

Product description

This gripping CD provides genuine historical recordings of 20 of the most significant speeches of the 20th century, each introduced by acclaimed historian Simon Sebag Montefiore. This is an unusual and fascinating potted history of the twentieth century: a history of humanity told through the speeches that shaped it.

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Author information

Simon Sebag Montefiore read history at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. He is the author of Potemkin: Prince of Princes and the award-winning Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar. He lives in London with his wife, the novelist Santa Montefiore, and their two children.

Table of contents

Moses, Jesus, Mohammed, St Francis of Assisi, Elizabeth I, Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Napoleon Bonaparte, Abraham Lincoln, Emmeline Pankhurst, Marie Curie, Mahatma Gandhi, Lenin, Woodrow Wilson, Clarence Darrow, Neville Chamberlain, Adolf Hitler(2), Joseph Stalin, Winston Churchill(3), Vyacheslav Molotov, Franklin D. Roosevelt(2), Charles de Gaulle, General George S. Patton, Emperor Hirohito, Jawaharlal Nehru, J Robert Oppenheimer, General Douglas McArthur, Nelson Mandela(2), Eamon de Valera, John F. Kennedy(2), Martin Luther King(2), Malcolm X, Shirley Chisholm, Pierre Trudeau, Golda Meir, Richard M Nixon, Indira Gandhi, Chaim Herzog, Mother Teresa, Pope John Paul II, Ronald Regan, Mikhail Gorbachev, F. W. de Klerk, Vaclav Havel, Elie Wiesel, George W. Bush