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Politics and Rhetoric - a book by Martin, James

Politics and Rhetoric

A Critical Introduction

Politics and Rhetoric( )
Author: Martin, James
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $145.00
Book Description:

Rhetoric is the art of speech and persuasion, the study of argument and, in Classical times, an essential component in the education of the citizen. For rhetoricians, politics is a skill to be performed and not merely observed. Yet in modern democracies we often suspect political speech of malign intent and remain uncertain how properly to interpret and evaluate it. Public arguments are easily dismissed as 'mere rhetoric' rather than engaged critically, with citizens encouraged to...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Rhetoric
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:0.95 Pounds

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