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Author Moorehead, Caroline.

Title Dunant's dream : war, Switzerland, and the history of the Red Cross / Caroline Moorehead.

Publication Info. New York : Carroll & Graf Pub., 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  361.77 MOOREHEAD    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  361.77 M782    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  361.77 M78    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  361.77 M825D    Check Shelf
Edition First Carroll and Graf edition.
Description xxxi, 780 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, 1 portrait ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 723-743) and index.
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.
Summary Chronicles the history of the Red Cross from its nineteenth-century origins through the moral dilemmas it has faced in the late twentieth century.
Subject Red Cross and Red Crescent -- Switzerland -- History.
Schweizerisches Rotes Kreuz -- History.
Dunant, Henry, 1828-1910.
Dunant, Henry, 1828-1910.
Schweizerisches Rotes Kreuz.
International Committee of the Red Cross.
Voluntary Health Agencies -- history.
ISBN 0786706090
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