A World Made New: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
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A World Made New is the dramatic and inspiring story of the remarkable group of men and women from around the world who participated in this historic achievement and gave us the founding document of the modern human rights movement. Spurred on by the horrors of the Second World War and working against the clock in the brief window of hope between the armistice and the Cold War, they grappled together to articulate a new vision of the rights that every man and woman in every country around the world should share, regardless of their culture or religion.
A landmark work of narrative history based in part on diaries and letters to which Mary Ann Glendon, an award-winning professor of law at Harvard University, was given exclusive access, A World Made New is the first book devoted to this crucial turning point in Eleanor Roosevelt's life, and in world history.
"Finalist for the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award"
- Format: Häftad
- ISBN: 9780375760464
- Språk: Engelska
- Antal sidor: 333
- Utgivningsdatum: 2002-06-11
- Förlag: Random House USA