Inventing Human Rights: A History
Publish date: March 19th 2007
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Concise and accessible, Lynn Hunt's 'Inventing Human Rights' presents a good history of the ideas of human rights as they emerged in the Enlightenment.I liked her first chapter best, where she focuses on Richardson's 'Pamela' and 'Clarissa' and Rousseau's 'Julie' and argues that their ability to pro...