Public Speaking in the Reshaping of Great Britain

by Robert T. Oliver


Hardback • 1987 • $75.00
ISBN: 978-0874133158

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This volume and its predecessor work, The Influence of Rhetoric in the Shaping of Great Britain, constitute the first comprehensive history of public speaking in the British Isles, including full consideration of preaching and religious changes, the growth and influence of parliament, social and labor problems, intellectual controversies, the rights of Ireland and Scotland, and the struggle to attain equality for women.