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Citizens of the world : readings in human rights

Author: Nancy Carr; Great Books Foundation (U.S.)
Publisher: Chicago : Great Books Foundation, ©2004.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Carr; Great Books Foundation (U.S.)
ISBN: 0945159366 9780945159360
OCLC Number: 55149451
Notes: "With support from the College of Humanities and Sciences."
Description: xi, 324 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: How to keep a slave / Cato the Elder --
Hortensia's protest / Appian of Alexandria --
Letter xlvii / Seneca the Younger --
Magna Carter --
English Bill of Rights --
Second treatise of government / John Locke --
The social contract / Jean-Jacques Rousseau --
Declaration of Independence --
Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen --
Constitution of the United States of America (Preamble and Bill of Rights) --
State of the Union Address / Andrew Jackson --
Emancipation Proclamation / Abraham Lincoln --
The United States of America v. Susan B. Anthony --
Slavery on the Henequen Plantations of Yucatan / Channing Arnold and Frederick J. Tabor Frost --
Independence v. Swaraj / Mahatma Gandhi --
Gandhi's followers protest the salt tax / Webb Miller --
The Stalin epigram / Osip Mandelstam --
The arrest of Osip Mandelstam / Nadezhda Mandelstam --
I will bear witness / Victor Klemperer --
Universal Declaration of Human Rights --
Harlem [2] / Langston Hughes --
Survival in Auschwitz / Primo Levi --
Defending freedom and freedom of speech / Luis Aguilar --
Letter from Birmingham Jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
The Rivonia trial : second court statement / Nelson Mandela --
Letter to Deng Xiaoping / Wei Jingsheng --
The censors / Luisa Valenzuela --
We say no / Eduardo Galeano --
A few remarks / Vaclav Havel [and others] --
Comrades / Nadine Gordimer --
The war and the law / Max Frankel --
Safeguard your lives / Jan Wong --
Red scarf girl / Ji-li Jiang --
My forbidden face / Latifa.
Responsibility: [selected and edited by Nancy Carr, senior editor and others].

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