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Fighting Talk
By James Inglis

Fighting Talk

The Most Stirring Speeches, Surrenders, Battle Cries and Fighting Words in History

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Fighting Talk by James Inglis

Book Description

Fighting Talk captures the drama, the heroism, the tragedy and the absurdity that unfolds in times of conflict, in the theatre of war. This is much more than simply an evocative anthology of fighting words. James Inglis provides a thoroughly researched and engaging discussion of the social, political and military context that the words were spoken in. He examines the motives of the speakers, the style of their language and, in many cases, their manipulative verbal tricks.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781741961348
ISBN-10: 1741961343
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 184mm x mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Pier 9
Publisher: Murdoch Books
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: Australia

Books By Author James Inglis

Almost Complete History of the World by James Inglis Almost Complete History of the World, Paperback (October 2012)

Presents a collection of historical events. This title includes the Peloponnesian War, the fall of the Roman Empire, the Crusades, the travels of Marco Polo, the arrival of Columbus in the New World, the storming of the Bastille, the Gettysburg Address, D-Day, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the 9/11 terrorist attacks and more.

War of Words by James Inglis War of Words, Hardback (May 2010)

The Pocket History series is a conveniently portable, stylishly packaged and eminently collectible set of books that each open a window onto a selection of remarkable stories, characters and themes from the past. Ranging through time and across the globe, this unique series reveals and re-examines events both iconic and lesser known.

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Author Biography - James Inglis

James Inglis is an Australian editor and writer based in Melbourne. He specialises in reviews, interviews and opinion pieces, and has been published in various national and state newspapers and periodicals. His interests include history, adult learning, and analysis of language, particularly where it is abused for ulterior motives.

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