Speeches that Changed the World
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.
- 124 x 142 x 10mm | 140.61g
- 02 Aug 2007
- Quercus Publishing
- London, United Kingdom
- Unabridged edition
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
About Various Various
Simon Sebag Montefiore read history at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. He is the author of numerous history books, including Jerusalem: The Biography and Catherine the Great & Potemkin, as well as the award-winning Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar and Young Stalin. His books are published in 40 languages. He lives in London with his wife, the novelist Santa Montefiore, and their two children.