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Title The human rights revolution : an international history / edited by Akira Iriye, Petra Goedde, and William I. Hitchcock.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  323.09 H918HR    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  323.09 H918HR c.2  Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  323.09 HU    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 353 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Reinterpreting history
Reinterpreting history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Human rights as history / Akira Iriye and Petra Goedde -- The recent history of human rights / Kenneth Cmiel -- The Holocaust and the "human rights revolution" : a reassessment / G. Daniel Cohen -- "Constitutionalizing" human rights : the rise and rise of the Nuremberg principles / Elizabeth Borgwardt -- Human rights and the laws of war : the Geneva Convention of 1949 / William I. Hitchcock -- Grams, calories, and food : languages of victimization, entitlement, and human rights in occupied Germany, 1945-1949 / Atina Grossmann -- Are women "human"? : the UN and the struggle to recognize women's rights as human rights / Allida Black -- Imperialism, self-determination, and the rise of human rights / Samuel Moyn -- "The first right" : the Carter Administration, Indonesia, and the transnational human rights politics of the 1970s / Brad Simpson -- Anti-torture politics : Amnesty International, the Greek junta, and the origins of the human rights "boom" in the United States / Barbara Keys -- From the center-right : Freedom House and human rights in the 1970s and 1980s / Carl J. Bon Tempo -- "For our Soviet colleagues" : scientific internationalism, human rights, and the Cold War / Paul Rubinson -- Principles overwhelming tanks : human rights and the end of the Cold War / Sarah B. Snyder -- The right to bodily integrity : women's rights as human rights and the international movement to end female genital mutilation, 1970s-1990s / Kelly J. Shannon -- Is history a human right? : Japan's and Korea's troubles with the past / Alexis Dudden -- Approaching the Universal Declaration of Human Rights / Mark Philip Bradley.
Local Note WNDSR--This book is the gift of Marian Sorbo and family in memory of Effie Louise Stewart.
Subject Human rights -- History.
Human rights -- Political aspects -- History.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1945-2000.
Added Author Iriye, Akira.
Goedde, Petra, 1964-
Hitchcock, William I.
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