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Inventing human rights : a history, Lynn Hunt

Label
Inventing human rights : a history
Title
Inventing human rights
Title remainder
a history
Statement of responsibility
Lynn Hunt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this work of cultural and intellectual history, Lynn Hunt grounds the creation of human rights in the changes that authors brought to literature, the rejection of torture as a means of finding out truth and the spread of empathy
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hunt, Lynn Avery
Dewey number
323.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human rights in literature
  • Human rights
  • Torture
Label
Inventing human rights : a history, Lynn Hunt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"Torrents of emotion" : reading novels and imagining equality -- "Bone of their bone" : abolishing torture -- "They have set a great example" : declaring rights -- "There will be no end of it" : the consequences of declaring -- "The soft power of humanity" : why human rights failed, only to succeed in the long run
Control code
000040739063
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
272 p.
Isbn
9780393331998
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., facsims., port.
Label
Inventing human rights : a history, Lynn Hunt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"Torrents of emotion" : reading novels and imagining equality -- "Bone of their bone" : abolishing torture -- "They have set a great example" : declaring rights -- "There will be no end of it" : the consequences of declaring -- "The soft power of humanity" : why human rights failed, only to succeed in the long run
Control code
000040739063
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
272 p.
Isbn
9780393331998
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., facsims., port.

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