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Human Rights in World History

Taught by Elizabeth Manley

This course addresses civilizations across the globe since ancient times and the ways they viewed basic human rights. Topics include: the development of individualism and the definition of basic human rights; the Enlightenment; the intersections between religion and societal ideas of human rights; organizations like the U.N.; and the challenges of defending human rights in modern times.

  • Pre-requisites: none
  • Fulfills: 3 cr. core requirement in HIST / 3 cr. Expansive Core
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Course begins: Spring 2010

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