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The Last Utopia

Human Rights in History

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$23.00 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674064348

Publication Date: 03/05/2012

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352 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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Belknap Press

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Samuel Moyn is Professor of Law and Professor of History at Yale University. His interests range widely over international law, human rights, the laws of war, and legal thought in both historical and contemporary perspective. He has published several books and writes in venues such as Boston Review, Chronicle of Higher Education, Dissent, The Nation, New Republic, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal.

Awards & Accolades

  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2011
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