Official Report (Hansard) House of Commons: Great Speeches from 100 Years: Centenary Volume 1909-200 (BOK)

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This is a collection of memorable and significant House of Commons speeches marking great moments in British Parliamentary history, this volume is essential reading for all those interested in the UK's adversarial parliamentary politics. This publication details, for the first time ever, prolific and influential speeches aired in the House of Commons from leading political figures of the last 100 years. "Hansard Centenary: Great Speeches from 100 Years" contains the thoughts and choices of people who are well-known or well-versed in Parliament or politics. From the columns of Hansard, they have selected speeches that constituted some of the greatest House of Commons moments during that century, from Lloyd George and Keir Hardie to Margaret Thatcher. Download the index of speeches chosen by the contributors to this volume (PDF, 113KB - opens new window). This title features: foreword by the Speaker of the House of Commons, the Right Honourable Mr Speaker Michael J. Martin; colour photos of all the contributors; profiles of the contributors; personal essays from the contributors explaining their interest in and choice of the featured speeches; and, reproduction of the actual pages of Hansard from as early as 1909. It includes contributions by some of the most famous names in politics - Gordon Brown, David Cameron, Michael Portillo, Betty Boothroyd and many more - that provide a fascinating and often personal insight into events that have written and changed the course of history. Download the index of speeches chosen by the contributors to this volume (PDF, 113KB - opens new window).


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2009 Forlag
ISBN 9780118404631 Antall sider 544
Dimensjoner 21,3cm x 29,7cm x 3,6cm Vekt 2585 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form British & Irish history, Social & cultural history, Central government