Author:Michael Barnett


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Empire of Humanity: A History of Humanitarianism

By: Michael Barnett

Price: $24.10

Publisher: New Delhi, Dev Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1202108

ISBN: 9789381406069

Condition: New

Avoiding both romanticism and cynicism, Empire of Humanity explores humanitarianism’s enduring themes, trends, and, most strikingly, ethical ambiguities. Humanitarianism hopes to change the world, but the world has left its mark on humanitarianism. Humanitarianism has undergone three distinct global ages-imperial, postcolonial, and liberal-each of which has shaped what humanitarianism can do and what it is. The world has produced not one humanitarianism, but instead varieties of humanitarianism. Furthermore, Barnett observes that the world of humanitarianism is divided between an emergency c... View more info