Eric D. Weitz is Distinguished Professor of History at City College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. His books include Weimar Germany: Promise and Tragedy, A Century of Genocide, and A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation-States. He lives in Princeton and New York City.
The Soviet Union and the Birth of Human Rights
LARB presents an excerpt from “A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation-States” by Eric D. Weitz....