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9781781682630 | Verso Books, June 17, 2014, cover price $24.95

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9781781689004 | Verso Books, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.95

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9781138168237 | Routledge, November 26, 2015, cover price $165.00

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9780415518062 | Taylor & Francis, December 18, 2012, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: Today, the idea of human rights enjoys near-universal support; yet, there is deep disagreement about what human rights actually are - their true source of origin, how to study them, and how best to address their deficits. In this sweeping historical exploration, Christopher N...read more

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9781107014633 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 30, 2014, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Today, the idea of human rights enjoys near-universal support; yet, there is deep disagreement about what human rights actually are - their true source of origin, how to study them, and how best to address their deficits.

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Product Description: In Towards the Light, A.C. Grayling tells the story of the long and difficult battle for freedom in the West, from the Reformation to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, from the battle for the vote to the struggle for the right to freedom of conscience...read more

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9781472532145 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 19, 2014, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In Towards the Light, A.

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Product Description: Universal human rights are often won from a hostile majority by outsiders. This provocative new book contextualizes their historical development, and contests their Anglo-Saxon origins in an informative thesis that will arouse controversy and debate.

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9789400741829 | Springer Verlag, May 2, 2012, cover price $279.00

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9789401780896 | Springer Verlag, June 11, 2014, cover price $279.00 | About this edition: Universal human rights are often won from a hostile majority by outsiders.

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9781626370463 | Lynne Rienner Pub, April 30, 2014, cover price $62.50

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9781626370470 | Lynne Rienner Pub, April 30, 2014, cover price $25.00

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Product Description: Human rights are paradoxical. Advocates across the world invoke the idea that such rights belong to all people, no matter who or where they are. But since humans can only realize their rights in particular places, human rights are both always and never universal...read more
By Scott Straus (editor)

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9780299299743 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, April 29, 2014, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Human rights are paradoxical.

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Product Description: This compendium synthesizes innovations of the UN High Commissioners for Refugees (UNHCR) since 1951. The book bridges the gap between academic and field work and uses Joseph Nye’s concept of «soft power» as a methodological approach for understanding and solving political and ethical refugee protection dilemmas...read more

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9783631634509, titled "Innovations in Refugee Protection: A Compendium of UNHCR’s 60 Years, Including Case Studies on IT Communities, Vietnamese Boatpeople, Chilean Exile and Namibian Repatriation" | Peter Lang Pub Inc, January 23, 2014, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: This compendium synthesizes innovations of the UN High Commissioners for Refugees (UNHCR) since 1951.

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Product Description: The Architecture of Concepts proposes a radically new way of understanding the history of ideas. Taking as its example human rights, it develops a distinctive kind of conceptual analysis that enables us to see with precision how the concept of human rights was formed in the eighteenth century...read more

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9780823254385 | Fordham Univ Pr, December 1, 2013, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: The Architecture of Concepts proposes a radically new way of understanding the history of ideas.

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9780823254392 | Fordham Univ Pr, December 1, 2013, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The Architecture of Concepts proposes a radically new way of understanding the history of ideas.

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9780521857772 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2013, cover price $110.00

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9780521674485 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2013, cover price $44.99

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Product Description: During the past several decades, the international human rights movement has had a crucial hand in the struggle against totalitarian regimes, cruelties in wars, and crimes against humanity. Today, it grapples with the war against terror and subsequent abuses of government power...read more

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9780691135151 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 2, 2012, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: During the past several decades, the international human rights movement has had a crucial hand in the struggle against totalitarian regimes, cruelties in wars, and crimes against humanity.

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9780691159607 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, August 4, 2013), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: During the past several decades, the international human rights movement has had a crucial hand in the struggle against totalitarian regimes, cruelties in wars, and crimes against humanity.

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Product Description: Support for international human rights has become an entrenched part of Canada's national mythology. Despite the gravity of human rights issues and how Canada appears to champion various causes, the role of human rights in Canadian foreign policy has received surprisingly little scrutiny...read more

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9780773539969 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, August 24, 2012, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Support for international human rights has become an entrenched part of Canada's national mythology.

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9780773539976 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, August 24, 2012, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Support for international human rights has become an entrenched part of Canada's national mythology.

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Product Description: Defended by a host of passionate advocates and organizations, certain standard human rights have come to represent a quintessential component of global citizenship. There are, however, a number of societies who dissent from this orthodoxy, either in general or on particular issues, on the basis of political necessity, cultural tradition, or group interest...read more

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9780415507950 | Routledge, June 12, 2012, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Defended by a host of passionate advocates and organizations, certain standard human rights have come to represent a quintessential component of global citizenship.

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9780415507967 | 1 edition (Routledge, June 11, 2012), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Defended by a host of passionate advocates and organizations, certain standard human rights have come to represent a quintessential component of global citizenship.

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Product Description: The term human rights is relatively recent. It was first used in the late 18th century, in the West. However, many of the basic ideas behind that concept had long been current in various other cultures and civilizations. The book traces those ideas on a journey to some unexplored, or insufficiently explored, sources of what we now call human rights, in three stages: ancient China with Confucius and Mencius; the golden age of Islam with Avicenna, Averroes and Ibn Khaldun; and 16th century Spain with Las Casas and de Vitoria...read more

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9789004220430 | Martinus Nijhoff, March 1, 2012, cover price $121.00 | About this edition: The term human rights is relatively recent.

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9780674064348 | Reprint edition (Belknap Pr, March 5, 2012), cover price $21.00

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9780195333138, titled "The Human Rights Revolution: An International History" | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, January 27, 2012, cover price $115.00

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9780195333145, titled "The Human Rights Revolution: An International History" | Oxford Univ Pr, January 27, 2012, cover price $29.95

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9780271037387 | Pennsylvania State Univ Pr, September 30, 2010, cover price $61.95
9780195283686, titled "New Oxford Annotated Apocrypha, New Revised Standard Version" | Oxford Univ Pr, March 31, 1991, cover price $16.99 | also contains New Oxford Annotated Apocrypha, New Revised Standard Version

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9781933995243 | 1 edition (Cato Inst, February 15, 2009), cover price $22.95
9780134560472, titled "Industrial Hydraulic Control: A Textbook for Fluid Power Technicians" | 2 sub edition (Prentice Hall, January 1, 1987), cover price $39.00 | also contains Industrial Hydraulic Control: A Textbook for Fluid Power Technicians | About this edition: Good Condition Not Used Book

This book represents a pioneer attempt to rethink the application of mathematical techniques to the study of the development of human societies. The editors, an archaeologist and a mathematician, have brought together the contributions of leading anthropologists, mathematicians, historians, archaeologists, and theoretical biologist, all of whom utilize mathematical concepts and methods to deepen our understanding of culture change in prehistoric and more recent societies.

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9780470028322 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, May 25, 2007, cover price $45.00
9780125860505, titled "Transformations: Mathematical Approaches to Culture Change" | Academic Pr, May 1, 1979, cover price $47.50 | also contains Transformations: Mathematical Approaches to Culture Change | About this edition: This book represents a pioneer attempt to rethink the application of mathematical techniques to the study of the development of human societies.

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9780470061893 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, June 15, 2007, cover price $27.95

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9780134560472 | 2 sub edition (Prentice Hall, January 1, 1987), cover price $39.00 | also contains The Power of Freedom: Uniting Human Rights and Development | About this edition: Good Condition Not Used Book

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