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Lynn Hunt

Lynn Hunt is Distinguished Research Professor at UCLA, former president of the American Historical Association, and author of numerous works, including Inventing Human Rights and Telling the Truth about History. She lives in Los Angeles.

Books by Lynn Hunt

  1. Book CoverInventing Human Rights: A History


    “A tour de force.”—Gordon S. Wood, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  2. Book CoverTelling the Truth about History


    "A fascinating historiographical essay. . . . An unusually lucid and inclusive explication of what it ultimately at stake in the culture wars over the nature, goals, and efficacy of history as a discipline."—BooklistMore

  3. Book CoverWriting History in the Global Era


    Leading historian Lynn Hunt rethinks why history matters in today’s global world and how it should be written.More