She Speaks

Women's Speeches That Changed the World, from Pankhurst to Greta

Yvette Cooper
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A powerful celebration of brilliant speeches by women throughout the ages, from Emmeline Pankhurst to Greta Thunberg.

'A treasure trove of trailblazers' - Cathy Newman

Looking at lists of the greatest speeches of all time, you might think that powerful oratory is the preserve of men. But the truth is very different - countless brave and bold women have used their voices to inspire change, transform lives and radically alter history.

In this timely and personal selection of exceptional speeches, Yvette Cooper MP tells the rousing story of female oratory. From Boudica to Greta Thunberg and Margaret Thatcher to Malala, Yvette introduces each speech and demonstrates how powerful and persuasive oratory can be decidedly female. Written by one of our leading public voices, this is an inspirational call for women to be heard across the globe.

Author bio:

Yvette Cooper is the Labour MP for Normanton, Pontefract, Castleford and Knottingley. She served in the Cabinet under Prime Minister Gordon Brown as Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. Since 2016 she has been chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee.

Category: Politics & Government
ISBN: 9781786499943
Publisher: Atlantic
Imprint: Atlantic PBS
Pub Date: November 2020
Page Extent: 304
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Feminism & feminist theory