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Dunant's dream : war, Switzerland, and the history of the Red Cross

Author: Caroline Moorehead
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf Pub., 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the history of the Red Cross from its nineteenth-century origins through the moral dilemmas it has faced in the late twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Henry Dunant; Henry Dunant; Henry Dunant
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Moorehead
ISBN: 0786706090 9780786706099
OCLC Number: 41143864
Description: xxxi, 780 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, 1 portrait ; 25 cm
Contents: Tutti Fratelli --
Inhumanity under another name --
True metal and tinkling brass --
Stone heaps full of snakes --
Rebels, barbarians and perjurers --
American angels of mercy --
The little cushion of Europe --
One of us, heart and soul --
The greatest mother in the world --
The amiable gentlemen of Geneva --
The feet of little angels --
Where a savage institution is master --
New and old instruments of destruction --
Keep the fires burning under those old gentlemen --
Piercing the darkness --
Surviving the cold winter --
One reference to God --
Affairs of the heart --
Men of the Red Cross --
La maison --
The landscape of war.
Responsibility: Caroline Moorehead.

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Chronicles the history of the Red Cross from its nineteenth-century origins through the moral dilemmas it has faced in the late twentieth century.

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