The Honor Code
How Moral Revolutions Happen
Publication Date: September 2010
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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Stories of honor killings in South Asia horrify most Americans, but it wasn't long ago that Americans fought duels and bought and sold slaves -- practices condemned today -- all in the name of honor. In his book, The Honor Code, author Kwame Anthony Appiah examines the moral revolutions that led to the end of these practices. More at NPR.org
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