Talking History

£15.99

From Abraham Lincoln to Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Nelson Mandela to Greta Thunberg, people have used the power of speech to influence society for centuries. Great speeches have formed milestones in modern history, inspiring and engaging generations on important issues including war, women’s rights, climate change and civil rights, and helping to shape the world we live in. Featuring 17 influential speeches from the past 150 years, this book explores the events leading up to each speech, how the spoken word was used to great effect, and the impact it had on the world, presented in graphic novel style to put the reader at the heart of the action.

ISBN: 9781787417328 Author: Haig, Joan Publisher: Templar Publishing Publication Date: 20th January 2022 Imprint: Templar Publishing Cover: Hardback Dewey: 808.85 (edition:23) Pages: 75 Language: English Readership: Ages 5-12 / Code: B Category:

Words can change the world by starting new conversations.Abraham Lincoln inspired a nation, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti fought for women’s rights and Greta Thunberg made her voice heard on global warming. The stirring words of the 16 speakers inside have formed milestones in modern history and engaged generations on important issues including war, women’s rights, climate change and civil rights. Covering speeches from the last 150 years, explore the events leading up to each speech, listen to the words, and discover the impact they had on the world. Presented in graphic novel style, this is a book to inspire a new generation of thinkers and talkers.

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