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The last utopia : human rights in history

Author: Samuel Moyn
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass : Harvard University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Human rights offer a vision of international justice that idealistic millions hold dear. Yet the very concept on which the movement is based became familiar only a few decades ago when it profoundly  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Moyn
ISBN: 9780674048720 0674048725 0674064348 9780674064348 0674058542 9780674058545 9780674058545 0674058542
OCLC Number: 796754631
Awards: Nominated for George Louis Beer Prize 2011
Nominated for Bancroft Prize 2011
Nominated for George L. Mosse Prize 2011
Nominated for Littleton-Griswold Prize 2011
Nominated for John Phillip Reid Book Award 2011
Nominated for Robert H. Ferrell Book Prize 2011
Nominated for Human Rights Best Book Award 2011
Nominated for James Willard Hurst Prize 2011
Description: 337 Seiten : Illustrationen
Responsibility: Samuel Moyn.


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A most welcome book, The Last Utopia is a clear-eyed account of the origins of "human rights": the best we have. -- Tony Judt, author of <i>Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 Read more...

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