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These brilliant and passionate declarations by Socrates, Robespierre, Lincoln, Queen Elizabeth I, Churchill, Washington, Pankhurst, Gandhi and many others provide a vivid glimpse of history in the making while retaining their power to move and inspire today. MacArthur prefaces each address with a short but scholarly historical explanation that sets the scene perfectly.
In this superb companion volume to the acclaimed Penguin Book of Twentieth- Century Speeches, veteran journalist Brian MacArthur brings together the words . The Penguin Book of Historic Speeches [Brian MacArthur] on isthrosazirppan.tk * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. BRAND NEW, Exactly same ISBN as listed, .
An attractive volume' Andrew Roberts, Sunday Times. An attractive volume with a splendidly pithy introducton. MacArthur wisely [concentrates] on certain political conflicts - gathering together the oratory of the American Civil War or the campaign for female suffrage.
His book works well not just as an anthology but as a history of those episodes. He was deputy editor of the Sunday Times and executive editor of The Times. He has written Surviving the Sword: Prisoners of the Japanese Brian MacArthur lives in Norfolk and London and has two daughters.
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