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Author Prost, Antoine, 1933-
Uniform Title René Cassin et les droits de l'homme. English
Title René Cassin and human rights [electronic resource] : from the Great War to the Universal Declaration / Jay Winter and Antoine Prost.
Publication Info. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Human rights in history.
Note Originally published in French by Fayard, 2011.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to the English edition -- Part I. In the shadow of the Great War. 1. Family and education, 1887-1914 ; 2. The Great War and its aftermath ; 3. Cassin in Geneva ; 4. From nightmare to reality: 1936-1940 -- Part II. The jurist of free France. 5. Free France: 1940-41 ; 6. World war: 1941-43 ; 7. Republican legality and the return to peace: 1943-44 ; 8. Freeze frame: René Cassin in 1944 -- Part III. The struggle for human rights. 9. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: origins and echoes ; 10. Vice-president of the Conseil d'Etat ; 11. A Jewish life -- Conclusion -- Essay on sources.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Cassin, René, 1887-1976.
Lawyers -- France -- Biography.
Human rights.
Added Author Winter, J. M.
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Related To Print version: Prost, Antoine, 1933- René Cassin et les droits de l'homme. English. René Cassin and human rights. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013 9781107032569 (DLC) 2012035056
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