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The Democracy reader : classic and modern speeches, essays, poems, declarations, and documents on freedom and human rights worldwide

Author: Diane Ravitch; Abigail M Thernstrom
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Classic and modern speeches, essays, poems, declarations, and documents on freedom and human rights worldwide.-Subtitle.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Ravitch; Abigail M Thernstrom
ISBN: 0062700308 9780062700308 006272035X 9780062720351
OCLC Number: 24627766
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 331 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Classical and European thought. The Peloponnesian War / Thucydides --
The republic / Plato --
The politics / Aristotle --
Summa theologica / Thomas Aquinas --
The discourses / Niccolò Machiavelli --
Areopagitica / John Milton --
Leviathan / Thomas Hobbes --
A letter concerning toleration / John Locke --
Second treatise of civil government / John Locke --
The spirit of laws / Charles De Montesquieu --
Discourse on the origin and foundations of inequality / Jean-Jacques Rousseau --
On election to parliament / Edmund Burke --
Letter to the sheriffs of Bristol / Edmund Burke --
The declaration of the rights of man and citizen / National Assembly of France --
The liberty of the ancients compared with that of the moderns / Benjamin Constant --
Jewish disabilities / Thomas Babington Macaulay --
The prelude / William Wordsworth --
On liberty / John Stuart Mill --
The subjection of women / John Stuart Mill --
The English Constitution / Walter Bagehot --
Beyond good and evil / Friedrich Nietzsche --
September 1, 1939 / W.H. Auden --
England, your England / George Orwell --
The iron curtain / Winston Churchill --
Two concepts of liberty / Isaiah Berlin --
On human conduct / Michael Oakeshott. The American experience. Massachusetts body of liberties --
The Declaration of Independence / Thomas Jefferson --
Correspondence on women's rights / Abigail and John Adams --
Virginia Bill of Rights / George Mason --
Massachusetts slave petition --
Notes on the state of Virginia--religion / Thomas Jefferson --
Speech at the Constitutional Convention / Benjamin Franklin --
The Constitution of the United States of America --
The Federalist no. 9, 10, 39, 51, 70 / Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay --
What I like and don't / Thomas Jefferson --
On the Bill of Rights / Thomas Jefferson --
Farewell address / George Washington --
First inaugural adddress / Thomas Jefferson --
Marbury v. Madison / John Marshall --
Proclamation on nullification / Andrew Jackson --
Democracy in America / Alexis De Tocqueville --
Introduction to Democratic review --
Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions --
Civil disobedience / Henery David Thoreau --
Speech at Peoria / Abraham Lincoln --
South Carolina secession statement --
First inaugural address / Abraham Lincoln --
Gettysburg Address / Abraham Lincoln --
Women's right to vote / Susan B. Anthony --
Address to the American Missionary Association / Frederick Douglass --
Dissent from Plessy v. Ferguson / John Marshall Harlan --
Dissent from Abrams v. United States / Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. --
Bread and freedom / Sidney Hook --
The four freedoms / Franklin Delano Roosevelt --
West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnette / Robert H. Jackson --
Stride toward freedom / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Letter from Birmingham city jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. Contemporary international democratic ideas. International Declaration of Human Rights --
Nobel Prize / Boris Pasternak --
Live not by lies / Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn --
Peace, progress, and human rights / Andrei Sakharov --
Why must we be grateful? / Sergei Grigoryants --
The official Polish press on the events of March 1968 / Jakub Karpinski --
The right to historical truth / Adolf Juzwenko --
What does the political scientist know? / Artur Międzyrzecki --
Report from the besieged city / Zbigniew Herbert --
The power of taste / Zbigniew Herbert --
Nobel Peace Prize lecture / Lech Wałęsa --
Charter 77 Declaration --
The power of the powerless / Václav Havel --
A few remarks --
New Year's address / Václav Havel --
The reburial of Imre Nagy / Viktor Orbán --
Romania : the grim island of south-eastern Europe / Helmut Frauendorfer --
A star in my street / Ana Blandiana --
Rejecting hatred / Vytautas Landsbergis --
The fifth modernization / Wei Jingsheng --
Trial of Wei Jingsheng --
The answer / Bei Dao --
Declaration / Bei Dao --
Appeal to Deng Xiaoping / Fang Lizhe --
The May 19 petition --
Poems from Tiananmen square --
Statement of the Federation for a Democratic China --
Human rights in China / Fang Lizhe. The dream of a people / Nyein Chan --
I am a child of Burma / Nyein Chan --
Ape and man / Nguyễn Chí Thiện --
In good faith / Salman Rushdie --
Statement at the Rivonia trial / Nelson Mandela --
An open letter to citizen Mobutu Sese Seko --
The universitality of basic rights / Gibson Kamau Kuria --
Protest against his arrest / Gitobu Imanyara --
Today the Somalis, tomorrow ... / Mweni Mwangeka --
200 vs. 20,000,000 / Mwelu Mutuku --
Religion and human rights / Wole Soyinka --
Testimony of an ex-censor / Anonymous --
Memoir of terror / Nabil Janabi --
The roots / Sherko Bekas --
Separation / Sherko Bekas --
In defense of free speech / Luis Aguilar --
Poems of the Cuban Revolution / Herberto Padilla --
Press conference / Mauricio Redoles --
Latin America and democracy / Octavio Paz --
Latin America : the democratic option / Mario Vargas Llosa --
The charter of Paris for a new Europe --
Bloody Sunday in Vilnius / Moscow News Board of Directors.
Responsibility: edited by Diane Ravitch and Abigail Thernstrom.

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