For Freedom: a Human Rights Reader 1948-2015

For Freedom: A Human Rights Reader 1948-2015 takes its starting point as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that was shepherded through the United Nations by Eleanor Roosevelt. From there, the book explores eight significant movements or events and the persons behind them. These include:

Dr Martin Luther King’s Letter From a Birmingham Jail
Nelson Mandela and the Role of Violence in Fighting Apartheid
Playwright Robert Patrick on the Establishment of Gay Theatre in New York
Gender Equality
Jimmy Carter’s Law Day Speech

…and more.

AUTHOR: Hubert O’Hearn

CATEGORY: Non-Fiction/History & Politics

PUBLISHED: September 2015


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