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Author Barnett, Michael.

Title Humanitarianism Contested : Where Angels Fear to Tread
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (193 pages)
Contents Cover; Humanitarianism Contested: Where angels fear to tread; Copyright; Contents; Foreword: Humanitarianism in the crossfire; Foreword by the series editor; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Humanitarianism: the essentials; 2. "Birth" and maturation, 1864-1945; 3. The traditional enterprise, 1945-89; 4. The turbulent post-Cold War era: the "new" humanitarianism?; 5. Turbulent humanitarianism since 1989: rhetoric meets reality; 6. Humanitarianism's past and possible futures: ten guiding questions; Notes; Select bibliography; Index
Summary This book provides a succinct but sophisticated understanding of humanitarianism and on-going dilemmas and tensions that have accompanied it since its origins in the early 19th century until the 21st century
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Form Electronic book
Author Weiss, Thomas G.
ISBN 0203829301