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Published: 19 January 2012

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780195391626

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The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law

Jenny S. Martinez

  • Forces us to fundamentally rethink the origins of human rights activism
  • Filled with fascinating stories of captured slave ship crews brought to trial across the Atlantic world in the nineteenth century
  • Shows how the prosecution of the international slave trade was crucial to the development of modern international law

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