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A World divided : the global struggle for human rights in the age of nation-states

Author: Eric D Weitz
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2019]
Series: Human rights and crimes against humanity, 34.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents a global history of human rights in a world of nation-states that grant rights to some while denying them to others.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weitz, Eric D.
World divided.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2019]
(OCoLC)1089439152
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric D Weitz
ISBN: 9780691185552 0691185557
OCLC Number: 1109725286
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps
Contents: Ch. 1. Empires and rulers --
ch. 2. Greece --
ch. 3. America --
ch. 4. Brazil --
ch. 5. Armenians and Jews --
ch. 6. Namibia --
ch. 7. Korea --
ch. 8. The Soviet Union --
ch. 9. Palestine and Israel --
ch. 10. Rwanda and Burundi.
Series Title: Human rights and crimes against humanity, 34.
Responsibility: Eric D. Weitz.
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