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....
AROUND THE WORLD
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.