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The Words of Peace: Selections from the Speeches of the Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize (Newmarket Words Of...)

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' An inspirational collection of excerpts from Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speeches since the award's inception in 1901.

Selected by the world's foremost historian of the Nobel Peace Prize, this uplifting collection of excerpts from the acceptance speeches and lectures given since the award's inception in 1901 includes recent laureates: Jimmy Carter, Kofi Annan, Kim Dae-Jung, Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres, Yitzhak Rabin, Nelson Mandela, Frederik W. de Klerk, and Mikhail Gorbachev. Also included are the Dalai Lama, Elie Wiesel, Desmond Tutu, Lech Walesa, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, Jr., Albert Schweitzer, and many others.

Organized by theme in seven sections, the book presents the laureates' perspectives on: the Bonds of Humanity, Faith and Hope, the Tragedy of War, Violence and Nonviolence, Human Rights, Politics and Leadership, and, of course, Peace. Illustrated with black and white photos throughout, The Words of Peace includes biographical notes on each winner, along with a complete chronology.

The Words of Peace, from the acclaimed Newmarket "Words Of" series, is part of the Nobel Prize Series official publications, designed to share achievements of the laureates and developed by the International Management Group with the assistance of the Nobel Foundation. 15 black-and-white photos, biographical notes, chronology.'

Synopsis:

Selected by the world's foremost historian of the Nobel Peace Prize, this collection features excerpts from acceptance speeches since the award's inception in 1901, including 2007 winner Al Gore. With photographs throughout, The Words of Peace includes biographical notes on each winner, along with a complete chronology.

Synopsis:

This inspirational volume features excerpts from Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speeches since the award's inception in 1901, along with biographical notes on each winner and a complete chronology. Selected by the world's foremost historian of the Nobel Peace Prize, this uplifting collection presents the laureates' perspectives on:
  • Peace
  • The Bonds of Humanity
  • Faith and Hope
  • The Tragedy of War
  • Violence and Nonviolence
  • Human Rights
  • Politics and Leadership

About the Author

' Irwin Abrams is Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at Antioch University, and the author of the award-winning book The Nobel Peace Prize and the Laureates. One of this country's foremost scholars on the history of the Nobel Peace Prize, he participated in the postwar reconstruction work of the American Friends Service Committee, joint winner of the 1947 Nobel Peace Prize.'

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557047861
Subtitle:
Selections from the Speeches of the Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize
Author:
Abrams, Irwin
Foreword by:
Carter, Jimmy
Foreword:
Carter, Jimmy
Author:
Carter, Jimmy
Author:
A
Author:
brams, Irwin
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
Subject:
General
Subject:
Peace
Subject:
Quotations
Subject:
Nobel prizes
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Newmarket Words Of Series
Publication Date:
20080617
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
15 BandW photos
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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"Synopsis" by , Selected by the world's foremost historian of the Nobel Peace Prize, this collection features excerpts from acceptance speeches since the award's inception in 1901, including 2007 winner Al Gore. With photographs throughout, The Words of Peace includes biographical notes on each winner, along with a complete chronology.
"Synopsis" by , This inspirational volume features excerpts from Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speeches since the award's inception in 1901, along with biographical notes on each winner and a complete chronology. Selected by the world's foremost historian of the Nobel Peace Prize, this uplifting collection presents the laureates' perspectives on:
  • Peace
  • The Bonds of Humanity
  • Faith and Hope
  • The Tragedy of War
  • Violence and Nonviolence
  • Human Rights
  • Politics and Leadership
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