Speeches that Reshaped the World

New Holland Publishers (AU)
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Here are speeches that instigated war and called for peace, that liberated women and recognised AIDS sufferers, that aimed to abolish poverty or to shame the rich. More recently, speeches that call a country to fight and others that humbly apologise for acts of war.
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About the author

Alan was a teacher and assistant school principal for 25 years before becoming a full-time writer. He is a prolific non-fiction author with currently over 35 published books. He writes primarily on matters pertaining to the history of Rugby League, including titles The Encyclopaedia of Rugby League Players: A History of Rugby League Clubs (with Ian Collis), and 100 Years of Rugby League. He has also published works on subjects as diverse as the Wanda Beach Murders and an adaptation of Homer's Iliad. His many other titles include Jimmy Barnes: Say it Loud: 12 Crimes That Shocked a Nation: Another 12 Crimes That Shocked a Nation: Speeches That Shaped the Modern World: Speeches the Reshaped the World and Australian Psycho: Derek Percy.

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Publisher
New Holland Publishers (AU)
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Published on
Dec 31, 2009
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Pages
427
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ISBN
9781921655630
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Language
English
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Genres
Reference / Quotations
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