Speeches in World History

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Infobase Publishing, Jun 25, 2010 - Literary Collections - 673 pages
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Speeches in World History is a compilation of 200 of the world's greatest speeches from all major civilizations and throughout history--arranged in chronological order. Each section of this comprehensive collection, roughly corresponding to the eras used in the national world history standards, begins with an introduction that outlines key events that occurred during this time period. The documents come with an introduction that places each speech in historical context--explaining why it was significant and what happened as a result--and provides key information on the orator. --from publisher description.
 

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Contents

The Expanding World ca 5501450
69
The First Global Age 14501750
105
The Age of Revolution and Empire 17501900
165
Crisis and Achievement 19001950
283
The Contemporary World 1950the Present
397
Writing a Persuasive Speech
601
Delivering a Great Speech
603
Working with Speeches as Primary Sources
605
General Bibliography
607
Speeches by Title
611
Speeches by Orator
615
Speeches by Nationality
619
List of Rhetorical Devices
624
Comprehensive Index
625
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