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25%OFFAnthony Arnove - The People Speak: Democracy is Not a Spectator Sport - 9780857864482 - V9780857864482
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The People Speak: Democracy is Not a Spectator Sport

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Description for The People Speak: Democracy is Not a Spectator Sport Paperback. Tells the story of Britain through the voices of the visionaries, dissenters, rebels and everyday folk who took on the Establishment and stood up for what they believed in. This book includes their stories, letters, speeches and songs. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; DNS; DQ; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 126 x 35. Weight in Grams: 364.

'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, dissenters, rebels and everyday folk who took on the Establishment and stood up for what they believed in. Here are their stories, letters, speeches and songs, from John Ball to Daniel Defoe; from Thomas Paine to Oscar Wilde; from the peasants' revolts to the suffragists to the anti-war demonstrators of today. Spanning almost 1,000 years and over ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Canongate Books
Number of pages
544
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
Number of Pages
544
Place of Publication
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780857864482
SKU
V9780857864482
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Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
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99-5

About Anthony Arnove
Colin Firth is a Bafta- and Academy Award-winning actor. His films include The English Patient, Fever Pitch, Bridget Jones's Diary, Girl with a Pearl Earring, A Single Man and The King's Speech. Alongside Anthony Arnove, he was instrumental in bringing a televised stage performance of The People Speak to the UK in 2010. Anthony Arnove is the author of ... Read more

Reviews for The People Speak: Democracy is Not a Spectator Sport
An extraordinary performance . . . a series of short, powerful, live pieces intended to remind audiences of the enduring power of politicised speech and . . . The end result is like a protest rally championing the act of protest itself

Telegraph

Inspirational collection of famous speeches throughout British history

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