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Britain and the International Committee of the Red Cross, 1939-1945

Author: James Crossland, (Historian)
Publisher: Houndsmill, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Traces the history of the International Committee of the Red Cross' struggle to bring humanitarianism to the Second World War, by focusing on its tumultuous relationship with one of the conflict's key belligerents and masters of the blockade of the Third Reich, Great Britain."--Publishers website.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Crossland, (Historian)
ISBN: 1137399554 9781137399557 1137399570 9781137399571
OCLC Number: 864994151
Description: xiv, 269 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Britain and the Red Cross, 1864-1929 --
Grandeur, tribulation, apocalypse, 1919-40 --
Prisoners and parcels, 1940-1 --
Dependence and divergence, 1941-2 --
Civilians and ships, 1940-3 --
Prestige and credibility, 1942-3 --
Humanity and Götterdämmerung, 1944-5 --
Relief and redundancy, 1945-6.
Responsibility: James Crossland, Lecturer in History, Murdoch University, Australia.
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"Crossland provides an important contribution to the relatively recent turn to writing the history of humanitarianism and of international humanitarian organizations. ... This book is a valuable text Read more...

 
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