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Author Appiah, Anthony.

Title The honor code : how moral revolutions happen / Kwame Anthony Appiah.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, 2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    303.48409 APP    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xix, 264 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- The duel dies -- Freeing Chinese feet -- Suppressing Atlantic slavery -- Wars against women -- Lessons and legacies -- Acknowledgments and sources.
Summary Intertwining philosophy and historical narrative, Appiah has created a remarkably dramatic work, which demonstrates that honor is the driving force in the struggle against man's inhumanity to man--and the foundation of democractic movements such as the emancipation of women, slaves, and the oppressed.
Subject Social change -- History.
Social change -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Honor -- Social aspects -- History.
Social ethics.
ISBN 0393071626 (hardcover)
9780393071627 (hardcover)

 
    
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