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Humanity : a history of European concepts in practice from the sixteenth century to the present / edited by Fabian Klose and Mirjam Thulin.

Author:
Humanity - a History of European Concepts in Practice (Conference) (2015 : Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany) [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Göttingen : Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
324 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • V&R academic. [More in this series]
  • Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Europäische Geschichte Mainz. Beiheft ; 110. [More in this series]
  • Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Europäische Geschichte Mainz. Supplement, 0170-365X ; 110
Notes:
"The present volume grew out of the interdisciplinary conference 'Humanity -- a History of European Concepts in Practice', sponsored by the research group 'Concepts of Humanity and Humanitarian Practice', in October 2015 at the Leibniz Institute of European History in Mainz"--Acknowledgments.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction : European concepts and practices of humanity in historical perspective / Fabian Klose and Mirjam Thulin -- Humankind and humanity -- Humankind : from division to recomposition / Francisco Bethencourt -- Universalism and its discontents : humanity as a twentieth-century concept / Paul Betts -- Morality and human dignity -- Humanism and its humanitas : the transition from humanitas christiana to humanitas politica in the political writings of erasmus / Mihai-D. Grigore -- "All people have reason and free will" : the controversy over the nature of the indians in the sixteenth century / Mariano Delgado -- Conceptions of humanity in nineteenth-century german protestant missions / Judith Becker -- From emancipation to transcendence? dignity, catholicism, and the changing imageries of humanity in post-war Europe / Robert Brier -- Humanitarianism, violence, and international law -- Humanitarianism before humanitarianism? Spanish discourses on slavery from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century / Thomas Weller -- "A war of justice and humanity" : abolition and establishing humanity as an international norm / Fabian Klose -- Fulfilling the martens clause : debating "crimes against humanity", 1899-1945 / Kerstin von Lingen -- Between globalisation and contestation : humanity as a polemical concept within the red cross and red crescent movement / Esther Moller -- Charity, philanthropy, and solidarity -- "Une œuvre internationale d'un caractère humanitaire" : The appeal to humanity in international masonic relations / Joachim Berger -- Between Christian solidarity and human solidarity : humanity and the mobilisation of aid for distant children in Catholic Europe in the long nineteenth century / Katharina Stornig -- The unity of the human family : a foundation for global Justice / Gerhard Kruip -- Epilogue -- Humanity : humanitarian reason : imperial humanitarianism : European concepts in practice / Johannes Paulmann -- Contributors -- Index of names -- Index of places.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Conference papers and proceedings.
  • History.
ISBN:
  • 9783525101452 ((hardcover))
  • 3525101457 ((hardcover))
OCLC:
960090731
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