shopping_cart
Ohio University Press · Swallow Press · www.ohioswallow.com

Speeches

Speeches Book List

Sign up to be notified when new Speeches titles come out.

We will only use your email address to notify you of new titles in the subject area(s) you follow. We will never share your information with third parties.

Cover of 'The Collected Works of William Howard Taft, Volume VII'

The Collected Works of William Howard Taft, Volume VII
Taft Papers on League of Nations
Edited by Frank X. Gerrity

A collection of Taft’s speeches, newspaper articles, and complementary documents that reflect his consistent support for a league of nations and, eventually, for the Covenant of the League of Nations emanating from the Paris Peace Conference.

Cover of 'The Collected Works of William Howard Taft, Volume IV'

The Collected Works of William Howard Taft, Volume IV
Presidential Messages to Congress
Edited by David H. Burton

“A time when panics seem far removed is the best time to prepare our financial system to withstand a storm. The most crying need this country has is a proper banking and currency system. The existing one is inadequate, and everyone who has studied the question admits it.”—William Howard TaftThe interaction between President William Howard Taft and the Congress provides a window on his leadership.

Cover of 'The Collected Works of William Howard Taft, Volume III'

The Collected Works of William Howard Taft, Volume III
Presidential Addresses and State Papers
Edited by David H. Burton

The third volume of The Collected Works of William Howard Taft imparts an appreciation of the range of the twenty-seventh president’s interests. Beginning with his inaugural address and concluding with a detailed exposition of governmental expenses and needed economies, President William Howard Taft showed himself willing to tackle the routine as well as the rarified responsibilities of executive rule.Whether

Cover of 'The Collected Works of William Howard Taft, Volume II'

The Collected Works of William Howard Taft, Volume II
Political Issues and Outlooks: Speeches Delivered Between August 1908 and February 1909
Edited by David H. Burton

The second volume of The Collected Works of William Howard Taft is dedicated to the speeches and writings that displayed his thinking in the autumn of 1908 and the following winter.At this time he was campaigning for the presidency against the well-known William Jennings Bryan, and in Taft’s writings is evidence of the contrast in style between Taft and Bryan and between Taft and his predecessor, Teddy Roosevelt. as well.

Cover of 'The Collected Works of William Howard Taft, Volume I'

The Collected Works of William Howard Taft, Volume I
Four Aspects of Civic Duty and Present Day Problems
Edited by David H. Burton and A. E. Campbell

The inaugural volume of The Collected Works of William Howard Taft is composed of two of his earliest books, Four Aspects of Civic Duty and Present Day Problems.