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Montage of historical figures: Albert Einstein, Queen Elizabeth II, Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, on cover of 'Speeches That Changed Our Time, From 1945 to the Present', by White Star.

Speeches That Changed Our Time

From 1945 to the Present

By (author) Carlo Batà


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  • This volume features 40 speeches with a great emotional impact
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The great speeches since post-World War II to the present have marked eras and interpreted feelings, in a continuously evolving world, when faced with the eternal problems, like life and freedom, and also new challenges. Moving speeches with a great emotional impact, filled with ideas and values, sentences that have changed the course of history: Martin Luther King’s ‘dream’, Churchill’s ‘iron curtain’, Pope John XXIII’s ‘caress’, Obama’s ‘new beginning’. Not only states people, but scientists, literary figures, entrepreneurs, courageous girls like Malala who asks that the new generations may be guaranteed the right to education. A volume of 40 speeches, contextualised, explained and then given, in their fundamental passages, to enable the reader to immerse in those years.

About the Author

Carlo Bata is an author, editor and translator who collaborates with important magazines and newspapers. For White Star, he was the co-author, with Gianni Morelli, of the volume 1968. A Revolutionary Year in Photographs (2017).

White Star
17th Oct 2023
World excluding USA & Canada; India non-exclusive; Italy non-exclusive
285 mm x 242 mm
224 Pages
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