Mark Mazower, “The Strange Triumph of Human Rights”

Accompanied by the myth that Human Rights were created after the World War II as a reaction to the systematic genocide perpetrated by the nazis, there is the "optimistic" myth that is was an act of victory of good over evil, civilization over extreme barbarism. This is the thesis upholded by Mark Mazower, based on a solid … Continue reading Mark Mazower, “The Strange Triumph of Human Rights”