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The world reimagined : Americans and humans rights in the twentieth century

Author / Creator
Bradley, Mark, 1961- author
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Summary

"For readers who want to understand why human rights has become the moral language of our time. It explores the making of a twentieth century global human rights imagination and its American vernac...

"For readers who want to understand why human rights has become the moral language of our time. It explores the making of a twentieth century global human rights imagination and its American vernaculars in times of war, decolonization and globalization during the transformative decades of the 1940s and 1970s"--Provided by publisher.

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Creator
Mark Philip Bradley, University of Chicago
Format
Books
Publication
  • New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2016
Physical Details
  • xviii, 306 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
ISBNs
1316725901, 9780521829755, 0521829755, 9781316725306, 9781316725900, 1316724107, 1316725308, 9781316724101
OCLC
ocn946031535

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-294) and index.

  • Introduction: How it feels to be free -- Part One. The 1940s -- At home in the world -- The wartime rights imagination -- Beyond belief -- Conditions of possibility -- Part Two. The 1970s -- Circulations -- American vernaculars I -- American vernaculars II -- The movement -- Coda: The sense of an ending
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