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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 17 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book She Speaks: The Power of Women
    She Speaks: The Power of Women's Voices - by Yvette Cooper

    £10.00   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786499929 | ISBN 10: 1786499924

    Looking at lists of the greatest speeches of all time, you might think that powerful oratory is the preserve of men. But the truth is very different – countless brave and bold women have used their voices to inspire change, transform lives and radi ... more

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  • Cover image of book No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference (Illustrated Edition) by Greta Thunberg
    No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference (Illustrated Edition) - by Greta Thunberg

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241453445 | ISBN 10: 0241453445

    A new expanded and illustrated edition of the history-making speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young activist who has become the voice of a generation.  'We are the change and change is coming'  In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, G ... more

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  • Cover image of book So Here I Am: Speeches by Great Women to Empower and Inspire by Anna Russell, illustrated by Camila Pinheiro
    So Here I Am: Speeches by Great Women to Empower and Inspire - by Anna Russell, illustrated by Camila Pinheiro

    £18.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781781318270 | ISBN 10: 1781318271

    Discover the inspiring voices that have changed our world, and started a new conversation.   The first dedicated collection of seminal speeches by women from around the world, So Here I Am is about women at the forefront of change – withi ... more

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  • Cover image of book A James Connolly Reader by James Connolly
    A James Connolly Reader - by James Connolly

    £16.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781608466467 | ISBN 10: 1608466469

    A stirring collection of James Connolly's most important speeches and writing.  Considered by many Ireland's most important revolutionary, James Connolly devoted his life to struggles against exploitation, oppression, and imperialism. Active ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Penguin Book of Modern Speeches by Brian MacArthur (Editor)
    The Penguin Book of Modern Speeches - by Brian MacArthur (Editor)

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241982303 | ISBN 10: 0241982308

    *FULLY REVISED AND UPDATED*   Whether it was Churchill rousing the British to take up arms or the dream of Martin Luther King, Fidel Castro inspiring the Cuban revolution or Barack Obama on Selma and the meaning of America, speeches have profo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Farewell Speeches by Barack Obama and Michelle Obama
    Farewell Speeches - by Barack Obama and Michelle Obama

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781612196886 | ISBN 10: 1612196888

    “Show up. Dive in. Persevere. Sometimes you’ll win. Sometimes you’ll lose.”   The final speeches of the forty-fourth President of the United States, Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama. Both speeches were instant and moving lan ... more

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  • Cover image of book The People Speak: Democracy Is Not A Spectator Sport by Colin Firth, Anthony Arnove and David Horspool
    The People Speak: Democracy Is Not A Spectator Sport - by Colin Firth, Anthony Arnove and David Horspool

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857864482 | ISBN 10: 0857864483

    "The idea was simple - take the most impassioned speeches about the fight for what is right and bring them to life for a new generation."(Colin Firth) The People Speak tells the story of Britain through the voices of the visionaries, dissenter ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Speech by Gary Younge
    The Speech - by Gary Younge

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781783560271 | ISBN 10: 1783560274

    The night before the March on Washington in 1963 Martin Luther King asked his aides for advice about the next day's speech. "Don't use the lines about "I have a dream," Wyatt Walker told him "It's trite, it's clich. You've used it too many times alr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Great Speeches by Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass, edited by James Daley
    Great Speeches by Frederick Douglass - by Frederick Douglass, edited by James Daley

    £2.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780486498829 | ISBN 10: 0486498824

    Author, abolitionist, political activist, and philosopher, Frederick Douglass was a pivotal figure in the decades of struggle leading up to the Civil War and the Reconstruction era. This inexpensive compilation of his speeches adds vital detail to th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Great Speeches on Gay Rights by James Daley
    Great Speeches on Gay Rights - by James Daley

    £2.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780486475127 | ISBN 10: 0486475123

    This comprehensive anthology traces the rhetoric of the gay rights movement from the late nineteenth century to the present. It chronicles the progression from its deeply clandestine beginnings to the battle for recognition, through political struggl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Say it Loud: Great Speeches on Civil Rights and African American Identity by Catherine Ellis and Stephen Dury Smith (Editors)
    Say it Loud: Great Speeches on Civil Rights and African American Identity - by Catherine Ellis and Stephen Dury Smith (Editors)

    £30.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781595581136 | ISBN 10: 1595581138

    "Say it loud: Im black and Im proud! "(From James Brown's 1969 anthem) In 2005, The New Press published Say It Plain, the celebrated companion to the American RadioWorks American Public Media documentary chronicling the great tradition ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our America and Theirs: Kennedy and the Alliance for Progress - The Debate at the Punta del Este by Ernesto Che Guevara
    Our America and Theirs: Kennedy and the Alliance for Progress - The Debate at the Punta del Este - by Ernesto Che Guevara

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781876175818 | ISBN 10: 1876175818

    To check the growing rebellion in Latin America after the Cuban revolution, Kennedy initiated the Alliance for Progress - a program for free trade and development in the Americas. Che Guevara, representing the Cuban revolutionary government, condemne ... more

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  • Cover image of book Preparing for Power: Oliver Tambo Speaks by Oliver Tambo
    Preparing for Power: Oliver Tambo Speaks - by Oliver Tambo

    £7.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781870518949 | ISBN 10: 1870518942

    This unique collection of speeches, writings and rare interviews by the President of the African National Congress, with a foreword by Nelson Mandela and compiled by Mrs Adelaide Tambo, gives a coherent and comprehensive view of ANC policy, both with ... more

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  • Cover image of book In His Own Words: From Freedom to the Future by Nelson Mandela
    In His Own Words: From Freedom to the Future - by Nelson Mandela

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780349117768 | ISBN 10: 0349117764

    Nelson Mandela's speeches have moved, challenged and inspired many generations across the world. This selection of Mandela's speeches provides a lively, memorable profile of his lifelong commitment to the flourishing of the people of South Africa, Af ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Easy Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela
    No Easy Walk to Freedom - by Nelson Mandela

    £9.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780141439303 | ISBN 10: 0141439300

    'There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountain tops of our desires.'After twenty-seven years in prison, Nelson Mandela finally walked ... more

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  • Cover image of book On Imperialist Globalization: Two Speeches by Fidel Castro
    On Imperialist Globalization: Two Speeches - by Fidel Castro

    £15.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781842772690 | ISBN 10: 1842772694

    Fidel Castro is one of the keenest observers of the process of globalization in the world. In these two speeches delivered on the eve of the new century, he critically analyses the workings of the imperialist world order, manifested in new forms of e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Malcolm X Speaks by Malcolm X, edited by George Breitman
    Malcolm X Speaks - by Malcolm X, edited by George Breitman

    £17.00   hardback   (1989) - ISBN 13: 9780873485463 | ISBN 10: 0873485467

    Speeches from the last year of Malcolm X's life through which readers can follow the evolution of his views on racism, U.S. intervention in the Congo and Vietnam, capitalism, socialism, political action, and more. "To understand this remarkable man ... more

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