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Nearly 300 speeches offer provocative themes, historic parallels, and memorable quotations: Socrates, Julius Caesar, St. Francis, Martin Luther, Napoleon, Victor Hugo, Mohandas K. Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Fulton J. Sheen, Barbara Jordan, Malcolm X, Ronald Reagan, Nelson Mandela, Earl of Spencer, and many others. Includes 7 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat: Address to Parliament on May 13th, 1940," "Farewell Address," "Gettysburg Address," "I Have a Dream," "Second Inaugural Address," "Speech to the Second Virginia Convention," and "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July."

Synopsis:

Nearly 300 speeches provide public speakers with a wealth of quotes and inspiration, from Pericles' funeral oration and William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" speech to Malcolm X's powerful words on the Black Revolution. Includes 7 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Synopsis:

Nearly 300 speeches--from Pericles' funeral oration and Bryan's "Cross of Gold Speech" to Malcolm X's powerful words on the Black Revolution and Earl of Spenser's tribute to his sister, Diana, Princess of Wales.

Synopsis:

Provides almost three hundred speeches delivered from ancient to modern times.

Synopsis:

The Chambers Book of Great Speeches is the most comprehensive guide available to the inspired and inspiring speeches that have shaped the world we live in.

There are over 250 speakers covered, from Bella Abzug to Emile Zola. Each speaker is introduced with a brief biography setting them in context.

Each speech also has an introduction explaining its setting, and is accompanied by marginal notes which fill in any background information.

The speeches themselves are international in scope and stretch throughout world history, from ancient times through to twenty-first century orators such as Barack Obama, Steve Jobs and Sebastian Coe.

Synopsis:

Nearly 300 speeches provide public speakers with a wealth of quotes and inspiration, from Pericles' funeral oration and William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" speech to Malcolm X's powerful words on the Black Revolution.

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Chambers is one of the worlds most respected dictionary publishers, appealing particularly to word lovers and those who revel in all the quirks of the English language. Meticulously researched and expertly written, the highly acclaimed Chambers range has been at the forefront of presenting knowledge and learning in an engaging, eccentric and accessible way since it was first established in the 19th century.

Table of Contents

PART I

GREAT SPEECHES OF EARLIER TIMES

I. Greece and Rome

   PERICLES

     Funeral Oration

   SOCRATES

     On His Condemnation to Death

   ISOCRATES

     On the Union of Greece to Resist Persia

   DEMOSTHENES

     On the Crown

     The Second Oration Against Philip

   "CATO, THE ELDER"

     In Support fo the Oppian Law

   HANNIBAL

     To His Soldiers

   CICERO

     First Oration Against Catiline

     The Fourth Philippic

   CATILINE

     To the Conspirators

     To His Troops

   JULIUS CAESAR

     On the Treatment of the Conspirators

   "CATO, THE YOUNGER"

     The Catilinarian Conspirators

   MARK ANTONY

     Oration on the Dead Body of Julius Caesar

II. The European Continent

   ST. BERNARD

     A Second Crusade

   ST. FRANCIS

     Sermon to the Birds

   MARTIN LUTHER

     Before the Diet of Worms

   JOHN CALVIN

     On Suffering Persecution

   FREDERICK THE GREAT

     Before Invading Silesia

     Before the Battle of Leuthen

   DESMOULINS

     Advocating the Execution of Louis XVI

   MIRABEAU

     Against the Charge of Treason

   DANTON

     "To Dare Again, Ever to Dare!"

     "Let France Be Free!"

   MARAT

     Defense Against the Charges

   ROBESPIERRE

     The Festival of the Supreme Being

   NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

     At the Beginning of the Italian Campaign

     On Entering Milan

     On Beginning the Russian Campaign

     Farewell to the Old Guard

   CARNOT

     Against Imperialism

   VICTOR HUGO

     Voltaire

   GIUSEPPE MAZZINI

     To the Young Men of Italy

   GIUSEPPE GARIBALDI

     To His Soldiers

   CAVOUR

     Rome and Italy

   LOUIS KOSSUTH

     America's Welcome

   LEON GAMBETTA

     To the Delegate from Alsace

   EMILE ZOLA

     Appeal for Dreyfus

   LEO XIII

     Christian Democracy

   OTTO VON BISMARCK

     War and Armaments in Europe

   BETHMANN-HOLLWEG

     Germany and the War

   KAISER WILHELM II

     Address to the German People

   JEAN JAURÈS

     Last Speech

   RENÉ VIVIANI

     The Spirit of France

   CARDINAL MERCIER

     Coronation Day Sermon

   GEORGES CLEMENCEAU

     One Aim: Victory

   ALEXANDER KERENSKY

     To Workingmen and Soldiers

   LEON TROTZKY

     To the Red Army

   NIKOLAI LENIN

     The Dictatorship of the Proletariat

   MARSHAL FERDINAND FOCH

     Napoleon

   ARISTIDE BRIAND

     Naval Disarmament

III. Great Britain and Ireland

   OLIVER CROMWELL

     On the Dissolution of Parliament

   SIR ROBERT WALPOLE

     On a Motion for His Removal

   JOHN WESLEY

     God's Love to Fallen Man

   "WILLIAM PITT, EARL OF CHATHAM"

     On the Right of Taxing America

   EDMUND BURKE

     Conciliation with America

     Indictment of Warren Hastings

   RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN

     At the Trial of Warren Hastings

   WILLIAM PITT

     On His Refusal to Negotiate with Bonaparte

   CHARLES JAMES FOX

     On Refusal to Negotiate with Bonaparte

   GEORGE CANNING

     The Fall of Napoleon

   THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY

     On the Reform Bill

   RICHARD COBDEN

     The Effects of Protection on Agriculture

   JOHN BRIGHT

     "The "Trent" Affair"

   BENJAMIN DISRAELI

     Peace with Honor

   WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE

     On Domestic and Foreign Affairs

   CARDINAL MANNING

     Anti-Semitism

   JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN

     The British Empire

   EMMELINE PANKHURST

     Militant Suffragists

   SIR EDWARD GREY

     England's Position

   DAVID LLOYD GEORGE

     An Appeal to the Nation

   ARTHUR JAMES BALFOUR

     The Fourth of July

   JAMES RAMSAY MACDONALD

     Peace

   LADY ASTOR

     Women in Politics

   GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

     On His Seventieth Birthday

   DANIEL O'CONNELL

     Justice for Ireland

   ROBERT EMMET

     Protest Against Sentence as Traitor

   CHARLES STEWART PARNELL

     The Home Rule Bill

   ARTHUR GRIFFITH

     The Irish Free State

IV. The United States

   JONATHAN EDWARDS

  Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

   JOHN HANCOCK

     The Boston Massacre

   PATRICK HENRY

     "Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death!"

   SAMUEL ADAMS

     American Independence

   BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

     On the Faults of the Constitution

   JAMES MADISON

     The States and the Federal Government

   JOHN MARSHALL

     Justice and the Federal Constitution

   ALEXANDER HAMILTON

     The Federal Constitution

   GEORGE WASHINGTON

     Inaugural Address

     Farewell Address

   THOMAS JEFFERSON

     First Inaugural Address

   GOUVERNEUR MORRIS

     Alexander Hamilton

   AMERICAN INDIANS

     Red Jacket

     Tecumseh

   EDWARD EVERETT

   &

VII. Domestic Affairs in the United States

   WILLIAM GREEN

     Modern Trade Unionism

   ALFRED E. SMITH

     Religious Prejudice and Politics

   FIORELLO H. LAGUARDIA

     American Labor

   CLARENCE S. DARROW

     A Plea for Mercy

   JOHN L. LEWIS

     The Rights of Labor

   WILLIAM ALLEN WHITE

     Speaking for the Consumer

   THOMAS E. DEWEY

     Rendezvous with Despair

   HERBERT HOOVER

     The Bill of Rights

   CHARLES EVANS HUGHES

     Our Government

VIII. World Affairs and the Second World War

   ANTHONY EDEN

     A Firm Policy

   NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN

     The Munich Agreement

   WINSTON CHURCHILL

     "Blood Sweat and Tears"

     Dunkirk

     "Their Finest Hour"

     The War on Russia

     Address before the United States Congress

   CLEMENT R. ATTLEE

     The Atlantic Charter

   W. L. MACKENZIE KING

     Canada and the War

   EDOUARD DALADIER

     Nazis' Aim Is Slavery

   PAUL REYNAUD

     France Will Live Again!

   HENRI PHILIPE PÉTAIN

     "I Need Your Confidence!"

   EAMON DE VALERA

     Ireland Among the Nations

   MAXIM LITVINOV

     The League of Nations

   HAILE SELASSIE

     The Position of Ethiopia

   FREDERICO LAREDO BRU

     United Hemisphere Defense

   ADOLF HITLER

     Germany's Claims

     No More Territorial Demands

     German Conquests

   BENITO MUSSOLINI

     A Call to Arms

     Anniversary of Italy's Entry in the War

   VYACHESLAV M. MOLOTOV

     The Nazi War on Russia

   JOSEPH STALIN

     "Defend Every Inch of Soviet Soil!"

   FUMIMARO KONOYE

     The Triple Alliance

   CHIANG KAI-SHEK

     War Between Justice and Force

   PRUS XII

     Appeal for Peace

IX. The United States and the Second World War

   FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT

     First Inaugual Address

     Hemisphere Defense for Democracy

     "The Arsenal of Democracy"

     Freedom of the Seas

     For a Declaration of War Against Japan

     American's Answer to Japan's Challenge

     First War Address Before Congress

   WENDALL L. WILLKIE

     "Loyal Opposition"

     American Liberty

   CORDELL HULL

     The Pillars of Enduring Peace

   JAMES BRYANT CONANT

     What are We Arming to Defend?

   CHARLES A. LINDBERGH

     An Independent Policy

   HENRY L. STIMSON

     A Grave Situation

   HAROLD L. ICKES

     What Constitutes an American

   FRANK KNOX

     We Must Fight for Our Liberties

   FULTON J. SHEEN

     The Cross and the Double Cross

   DOROTHY THOMPSON

     Hitler's Plans for Canada and the United States

   HENRY A. WALLACE

     America's Second Chance

   NORMAN THOMAS

     America and the War

PART III

GREAT SPEECHES OF THE MODERN PERIOD

X. United States Government

   BERNARD MANNES BARUCH

     Control of Atomic Weapons

   HARRY S. TRUMAN

     Inaugural Address

     Powers of the President

   DOUGLAS MACARTHUR

     Old Soldiers Never Die

   ADLAI EWING STEVENSON

     Acceptance of Nomination

     United States Far Eastern Policy

   DWIGHT DAVID EISENHOWER

     Inaugural Address

     Peaceful Use of Atomic Energy

     The Spirit of Geneva

   EARL WARREN

     A Home for American Jurisprudence

XI. International Affairs and the United Nations

   WINSTON CHURCHILL

     An Iron Curtain Has Descended

   JAWAHARLAL NEHRU

     Asia Finds Herself Again

     A Glory Has Departed

   OSWALDO ARANHA

     A New Order Through the United States

   PIERRE MENDÈS-FRANCE

     The Search for International Cooperation

   DAG HAMMARSKJOLD

     Values of Nationalism and Internationalism

   NICKOLAI ALEKSANDROVICH BULGANIN

     The Lessening of International Tension

   FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT

     On Architecture

   ALBERT EINSTEIN

     Peace in the Atomic Age

   WILLIAM FAULKNER

     Acceptance of the Nobel Prize

   DYLAN THOMAS

     A Visit to America

   ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

     The United Nations as a Bridge

   J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER

     Prospect in the Arts and Sciences

   WALTER PHILIP REUTHER

     A Historical Agreement

   ADLAI EWING STEVENSON

     To the Graduating Class at Smith College

PART IV

INFORMAL SPEECHES

XII. Informal Speeches

   RALPH WALDO EMERSON

     The Memory of Burns

   CHARLES DICKENS

     English Friendship for America

   JULIA WARD HOWE

     A Tribute to Oliver Wendell Holmes

   JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL

     After-Dinner Oratory

   OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES

     Dorothy Q

   HENRY MORTON STANLEY

     Through the Dark Continent

   HENRY WARD BEECHER

     Merchants and Ministers

   CHAUNCEY MITCHELL DEPEW

     Woman

   JOSEPH HODGES CHOATE

     The Bench and the Bar

   GEORGE GRAHAM VEST

     A Tribute to the Dog

   HORACE PORTER

     Woman!

   THOMAS HENRY HUXLEY

     Science and Art

   CARL SCHURZ

     The Old World and the

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780486409030
Author:
Copeland, Lewis
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Lamm, Lawrence W.
Editor:
Copeland, Lewis; Lamm, Lawrence W.; McKenna, Stephen J.
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Editors of Chambers
Author:
McKenna, Stephen J.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
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Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
Public Speaking
Subject:
World
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Bibliographies & Indexes
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Fourth Edition, Enlarged
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Series Volume:
105-326
Publication Date:
19990931
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TRADE PAPER
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English
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944
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9 x 7 in 1 lb

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Nearly 300 speeches provide public speakers with a wealth of quotes and inspiration, from Pericles' funeral oration and William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" speech to Malcolm X's powerful words on the Black Revolution. Includes 7 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
"Synopsis" by , Nearly 300 speeches--from Pericles' funeral oration and Bryan's "Cross of Gold Speech" to Malcolm X's powerful words on the Black Revolution and Earl of Spenser's tribute to his sister, Diana, Princess of Wales.

"Synopsis" by , Provides almost three hundred speeches delivered from ancient to modern times.
"Synopsis" by ,
The Chambers Book of Great Speeches is the most comprehensive guide available to the inspired and inspiring speeches that have shaped the world we live in.

There are over 250 speakers covered, from Bella Abzug to Emile Zola. Each speaker is introduced with a brief biography setting them in context.

Each speech also has an introduction explaining its setting, and is accompanied by marginal notes which fill in any background information.

The speeches themselves are international in scope and stretch throughout world history, from ancient times through to twenty-first century orators such as Barack Obama, Steve Jobs and Sebastian Coe.

"Synopsis" by , Nearly 300 speeches provide public speakers with a wealth of quotes and inspiration, from Pericles' funeral oration and William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" speech to Malcolm X's powerful words on the Black Revolution.
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