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The Words of Peace

Selections from the Speeches of the Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize 1901-2007

The Words of Peace by Irwin Abrams
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In a new up-to-date edition, an inspirational collection of excerpts from Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speeches since the award's inception in 1901--including 2007 winner Al Gore.

Selected by the world's foremost historian of the Nobel Peace Prize, this uplifting collection of excerpts from acceptance speeches and lectures given since the award's inception in 1901 includes recent laureates: Al Gore, Jimmy Carter, Kofi Annan, Kim Dae-Jung, Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres, Yitzhak Rabin, Nelson Mandela, and Mikhail Gorbachev. Also included are the Dalai Lama, Elie Wiesel, Desmond Tutu, Lech Walesa, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, Jr., and many others.

Illustrated with black and white photos throughout, the book presents the laureates' perspectives on: the Bonds of Humanity, Faith and Hope, the Tragedy of War, Violence and Nonviolence, Human Rights, Politics and Leadership, and, of course, Peace. The Words of Peace includes biographical notes on each winner, along with a complete chronology.

The Words of Peace, from the acclaimed Newmarket "Words Of" series, is part of the Nobel Prize Series official publications, designed to share achievements of the laureates and developed by the International Management Group with the assistance of the Nobel foundation.
Newmarket Press; August 2009
160 pages; ISBN 9781557049001
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Title: The Words of Peace
Author: Irwin Abrams; Jimmy Carter
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