Battle Cries: The Most Stirring Speeches from History's Greatest Warriors,
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The tense moments before battle – whether against a social injustice or a military foe – have inspired some of history's most stirring speeches, war cries and marching songs. Spanning the globe and the centuries, Battle Cries includes the full texts of many of these flights of oratory, from Elizabeth I to Winston Churchill, and Abraham Lincoln to Martin Luther King. It summarizes the careers of these remarkable speakers, and places their words in their historical context.