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The honor code : how moral revolutions happen.

Author: Anthony Appiah
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2011.
Series: Norton paperback
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Pbk. ed.]View all editions and formats
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Intertwining philosophy and historical narrative, Appiah has created a remarkably dramatic work, which demonstrates that honor is the driving force in the struggle against man's inhumanity to man-- and the foundation of democractic movements such as the emancipation of women, slaves, and the oppressed.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Appiah
ISBN: 9780393340525 039334052X
OCLC Number: 801113576
Awards: Winner of New York Times Notable Selection 2010
Contents: Preface --
The duel dies --
Freeing Chinese feet --
Suppressing Atlantic slavery --
Wars against women --
Lessons and legacies.
Series Title: Norton paperback

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"This book is essential for us-inescapable in its urgent relevance to the embattled human morality we live within our codes of the present." -- Nadine Gordimer, author of Telling Times "A deeply Read more...

 
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