Bringing together in one volume more than forty-five of the greatest Liberal speeches by the greatest Liberal speech-makers, from Charles James Fox to Charles Kennedy. Each speech is given a concise introduction setting it in context and explaining its impact. The book opens with general introductions on the evolution of Liberal thinking and themes (by Tony Little and Duncan Brack) and on the art of political rhetoric (by Max Atkinson, author of Our Masters’ Voices). Great Liberal Speeches is a unique source of reference for anyone interested in the contribution of Liberals and Liberalism to British politics, and in the importance and impact of political speech-making.
Great Liberal Speeches is now out of print, but should be available through second-hand-book sellers such as AbeBooks.
Year of publication: 2001
Duncan Brack and Tony Little (eds.), Published by Politico’s Publishing ISBN: 190230148X