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The architecture of concepts : the historical formation of human rights

Author: Peter De Bolla
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Architecture of Concepts presents a new history of ideas. Using digital archives to track the historical formation of the concept of human rights across the Anglophone eighteenth century, it  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter De Bolla
ISBN: 9780823254422 0823254429 9780823254385 0823254380 9780823254392 0823254399
OCLC Number: 995299138
Awards: Winner of Robert Lowry Patten Award 2015
Description: 1 recurso en línea
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction 1. On Concepts as Cultural Entities 2. "... the fundamental rights and liberties of mankind ...": The Architecture of the Rights of Mankind 3. "... there are, thank God, natural, inherent and inseparable rights as men ...": The Architecture of American Rights 4. "... the rights of man were but imperfectly understood at the revolution": The Architecture of Rights of Man 5. The Futures of Human Rights Index
Responsibility: Peter de Bolla.


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This is the most detailed study to date of the process by which the idea of the "rights of man" entered popular discourse during the epoch of the American and French revolutions and subsequently Read more...

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