The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Laws

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Jenny Martinez argues that the foundation of the movement that we know today as human rights was a product of one of the nineteenth century's central moral causes: the movement to ban the international slave trade.

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Oxford University Press, 2014.

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08/21/2017

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Martinez, Jenny, “The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Laws,” Legacies of the Enlightenment, accessed June 20, 2018, http://enlightenmentlegacies.org/items/show/109.