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The Resource Women at the podium : memorable speeches in history, selected and introduced by S. Michele Nix

Women at the podium : memorable speeches in history, selected and introduced by S. Michele Nix

Label
Women at the podium : memorable speeches in history
Title
Women at the podium
Title remainder
memorable speeches in history
Statement of responsibility
selected and introduced by S. Michele Nix
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume presents an anthology of memorable speeches given by women throughout the ages, pairing issues of war, patriotism, social justice, women's rights, religion, politics, and the press with leaders who helped to change the world. Examples include the fiery invective of Elizabeth I, the defiant stand of Sojourner Truth, the wry politics of Clare Boothe Luce, and the calm resolve of Margaret Thatcher, among many others
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
808.5/0083
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6122
LC item number
.W66 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Nix, S. Michele
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Speeches, addresses, etc.
Label
Women at the podium : memorable speeches in history, selected and introduced by S. Michele Nix
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-393) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. To arms and armistice. Boadicea summons her soldiers to battle (61) -- Bloody Mary inveighs against Wyatt's rebellion (1554) -- Queen Elizabeth I braces her troops for the Spanish Armada (1588) -- Anna Dickinson thunders for the Union cause (1863) -- Emmeline Pankhurst recruits for the Great War (1914) -- Helen Keller calls for a strike against war (1916) -- Dolores Ibarruri inflames the Spanish Civil War (1936) -- Madame Sun Yat-sen accepts the International Stalin Peace Prize (1951) -- Golda Meir appeals for reconciliation (1957) -- Margaret Thatcher marshals support for the Falklands War (1982) -- pt. 2. Pledges of allegiance and patriotism. Empress Theodora stands her ground (532) -- Queen Elizabeth I delivers a reproof to her Parliament (1566) -- Frances Wright defines patriotism (1828) -- Princess Elizabeth makes a vow to the British Empire (1947) -- Margaret Thatcher hails a new Britain (1982) -- pt. 3. Tributes and commemorations. Julia Ward Howe praises poet Oliver Wendell Holmes (1879) -- Mary Lease extols the virtues of Kansas (1893) -- Voltairine de Cleyre memorializes the Haymarket martyrs (1900) -- Jane Addams salutes George Washington (1903) -- Queen Elizabeth II remembers the year that was (1992) -- pt. 4. Speeches on social justice. Maria Stewart calls for the upliftment of her race (1832) -- Angelina Grimke speaks above the shouts of an angry mob (1838) -- Frances Harper advocates liberty for slaves (1857) -- Zitkala-sa speaks to the history of Native Americans (1896) -- Mother Jones exhorts the miner to his duty (1902) -- Margaret Chase Smith denounces McCarthyism (1950) -- pt. 5. Speeches on women's rights. Elizabeth Cady Stanton keynotes the first women's rights convention (1848) -- Sojourner Truth asks a pointed question (1851) -- Abby Kelley Foster blasts passivity and laziness (1851) -- Lucy Stone speaks as a disappointed woman (1855) -- Sojourner Truth keeps things stirring (1867) -- Elizabeth Cady Stanton sees the male element as a destructive force (1868) -- Susan B. Anthony defines "citizenship" under the Constitution (1872) -- Frances Willard makes a plea for "home protection" (1876) -- Belva Lockwood calls forth history (undated) -- Emmeline Pankhurst exhorts British women to be militant (1912) -- Jeannette Rankin urges a "small measure of democracy" for women (1918) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton honors the first women's rights convention (1998)
  • pt. 6. Speeches to the court. Hortensia speaks before the Roman Tribunal (42 B.C.) -- Emma Goldman addresses her jury (1917) -- Elizabeth Gurley Flynn disputes the Smith Act (1953) -- pt. 7. Declarations of the fourth estate. Dorothy Thompson chides Hitler's definition of a free press (1937) -- Clare Boothe Luce takes the American press to task (1960) -- Katharine Graham gives a vigilant press its due during Watergate (1974) -- pt. 8. Political speeches. Anna Howard Shaw parodies emotionalism in politics (1913) -- Lady Astor reflects on women in politics (1922) -- Clare Boothe Luce delivers her "G.I. Joe and G.I. Jim" speech (1944) -- Eleanor Roosevelt defends the United Nations (1952) -- Barbara Jordan argues for the impeachment of Richard Nixon (1974) -- Margaret Thatcher takes up the leadership of her party (1975) -- Shirley Chisholm says vote for the individual, not the party (1978) -- Jeane Kirkpatrick excoriates the San Francisco Democrats (1984) --pt. 9. Commencements. Gloria Steinem defines a new kind of humanism (1971) -- Ayn Rand makes the case for philosophy (1974) -- Barbara Bush triumphs at Wellesley (1990) -- Madeleine Albright speaks to the nationalist impulse (1994) -- pt. 10. Religious speeches. Mary Baker Eddy preaches the doctrine of Christian Science (1895) -- Maude Royden preaches to the newly enfranchised (1920) -- Elizabeth Dole finds lessons in the story of Esther (1987) -- Benazir Bhutto labels discrimination and intolerance as betrayers of Islam (1995) -- pt. 11. Farewells and transitions. Elizabeth Woodville Grey entrusts her son to the Archbishop of Canterbury (1483) -- Lady Jane Grey speaks from the gallows (1554) -- Queen Elizabeth I presents her golden speech (1601) -- Maria Stewart bids farewell to the podium (1833) -- Kate Richards O'Hare gives the farewell address of a socialist (1919) -- Princess Diana seeks a more private life (1993)
Control code
ocm44454638
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 400 pages
Isbn
9780380802869
Lccn
00044970
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o44454638
  • (OCoLC)44454638
Label
Women at the podium : memorable speeches in history, selected and introduced by S. Michele Nix
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-393) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. To arms and armistice. Boadicea summons her soldiers to battle (61) -- Bloody Mary inveighs against Wyatt's rebellion (1554) -- Queen Elizabeth I braces her troops for the Spanish Armada (1588) -- Anna Dickinson thunders for the Union cause (1863) -- Emmeline Pankhurst recruits for the Great War (1914) -- Helen Keller calls for a strike against war (1916) -- Dolores Ibarruri inflames the Spanish Civil War (1936) -- Madame Sun Yat-sen accepts the International Stalin Peace Prize (1951) -- Golda Meir appeals for reconciliation (1957) -- Margaret Thatcher marshals support for the Falklands War (1982) -- pt. 2. Pledges of allegiance and patriotism. Empress Theodora stands her ground (532) -- Queen Elizabeth I delivers a reproof to her Parliament (1566) -- Frances Wright defines patriotism (1828) -- Princess Elizabeth makes a vow to the British Empire (1947) -- Margaret Thatcher hails a new Britain (1982) -- pt. 3. Tributes and commemorations. Julia Ward Howe praises poet Oliver Wendell Holmes (1879) -- Mary Lease extols the virtues of Kansas (1893) -- Voltairine de Cleyre memorializes the Haymarket martyrs (1900) -- Jane Addams salutes George Washington (1903) -- Queen Elizabeth II remembers the year that was (1992) -- pt. 4. Speeches on social justice. Maria Stewart calls for the upliftment of her race (1832) -- Angelina Grimke speaks above the shouts of an angry mob (1838) -- Frances Harper advocates liberty for slaves (1857) -- Zitkala-sa speaks to the history of Native Americans (1896) -- Mother Jones exhorts the miner to his duty (1902) -- Margaret Chase Smith denounces McCarthyism (1950) -- pt. 5. Speeches on women's rights. Elizabeth Cady Stanton keynotes the first women's rights convention (1848) -- Sojourner Truth asks a pointed question (1851) -- Abby Kelley Foster blasts passivity and laziness (1851) -- Lucy Stone speaks as a disappointed woman (1855) -- Sojourner Truth keeps things stirring (1867) -- Elizabeth Cady Stanton sees the male element as a destructive force (1868) -- Susan B. Anthony defines "citizenship" under the Constitution (1872) -- Frances Willard makes a plea for "home protection" (1876) -- Belva Lockwood calls forth history (undated) -- Emmeline Pankhurst exhorts British women to be militant (1912) -- Jeannette Rankin urges a "small measure of democracy" for women (1918) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton honors the first women's rights convention (1998)
  • pt. 6. Speeches to the court. Hortensia speaks before the Roman Tribunal (42 B.C.) -- Emma Goldman addresses her jury (1917) -- Elizabeth Gurley Flynn disputes the Smith Act (1953) -- pt. 7. Declarations of the fourth estate. Dorothy Thompson chides Hitler's definition of a free press (1937) -- Clare Boothe Luce takes the American press to task (1960) -- Katharine Graham gives a vigilant press its due during Watergate (1974) -- pt. 8. Political speeches. Anna Howard Shaw parodies emotionalism in politics (1913) -- Lady Astor reflects on women in politics (1922) -- Clare Boothe Luce delivers her "G.I. Joe and G.I. Jim" speech (1944) -- Eleanor Roosevelt defends the United Nations (1952) -- Barbara Jordan argues for the impeachment of Richard Nixon (1974) -- Margaret Thatcher takes up the leadership of her party (1975) -- Shirley Chisholm says vote for the individual, not the party (1978) -- Jeane Kirkpatrick excoriates the San Francisco Democrats (1984) --pt. 9. Commencements. Gloria Steinem defines a new kind of humanism (1971) -- Ayn Rand makes the case for philosophy (1974) -- Barbara Bush triumphs at Wellesley (1990) -- Madeleine Albright speaks to the nationalist impulse (1994) -- pt. 10. Religious speeches. Mary Baker Eddy preaches the doctrine of Christian Science (1895) -- Maude Royden preaches to the newly enfranchised (1920) -- Elizabeth Dole finds lessons in the story of Esther (1987) -- Benazir Bhutto labels discrimination and intolerance as betrayers of Islam (1995) -- pt. 11. Farewells and transitions. Elizabeth Woodville Grey entrusts her son to the Archbishop of Canterbury (1483) -- Lady Jane Grey speaks from the gallows (1554) -- Queen Elizabeth I presents her golden speech (1601) -- Maria Stewart bids farewell to the podium (1833) -- Kate Richards O'Hare gives the farewell address of a socialist (1919) -- Princess Diana seeks a more private life (1993)
Control code
ocm44454638
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 400 pages
Isbn
9780380802869
Lccn
00044970
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o44454638
  • (OCoLC)44454638

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