The Words of Peace

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The Words of Peace

English | July, 2000 | ISBN: 1557044163 | 160 Pages | PDF | 1.73 MB

Updated to include all the voices of the century, this unique, moving, and inspiring collection contains excerpts from the acceptance speeches and lectures given by eighty laureates since the Award’s inception in 1901. Selected by the world’s foremost historian of the Nobel Peace Prize, which was established “to honor the heroes of peace,” these excerpts were written or spoken by the eighty laureates of the twentieth century. Last updated in 1993, this new edition now includes words of the Medecins San Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (1999), Northern Ireland political leaders Hume and Trimble (1998), International Campaign to Ban Landmines’ Jody Williams (1997), Easter Timorese peace workers Belo and Horta (1996), and nuclear disarmament advocates Rotblat and the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs (1995).


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