A World Made New
By (author) Mary Ann Glendon
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World Made New by Mary Ann Glendon
Book DescriptionThis is the story of Eleanor Roosevelt's proudest achievement and of the remarkable group of men and women from around the world who share in its realisation. Widely celebrated as a role model for women, Eleanor Roosevelt had no diplomatic experience when she was asked by President Truman to help create the world's first international bill of rights, and the true founding document of the modern rights movement. At first uncertain of her abilities, still reeling form the death of FDR, she quickly came into her own. Based on untapped archives and diaries, and letters to which the author was given exclusive access, A WORLD MADE NEW is the dramatic and inspiring story of this pivotal moment in Eleanor Roosevelt's life - and in world history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780375760464
(202mm x 134mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Random House USA Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 11-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mary Ann Glendon
Transformation of Family Law, Paperback (February 1997)
This text offers a comparative and historical analysis of rapid and profound changes in the legal system beginning in the 1960s in England, France, West Germany, Sweden and the United States.
Rights Talk, Paperback (January 1994)
Political speech in the United States is undergoing a crisis. Glendon's acclaimed book traces the evolution of the strident language of rights in America and shows how it has captured the nation's devotion to individualism and liberty, but omitted the American traditions of hospitality and care for the community.
Abortion and Divorce in Western Law, Paperback (July 1989)» View all books by Mary Ann Glendon
Compares U.S. laws on divorce and abortion with those in twenty Western nations and suggests improvements to current American practices.
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Author Biography - Mary Ann Glendon
Mary Ann Glendon is Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard University. She is the author of Rights Talk and Abortion and Divorce in Western Law, and winner of the Scribes Book Award.
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