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Conclusion

Webb Keane

in Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167732
eISBN:
9781400873593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167732.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter discusses the universal aspirations of contemporary human rights and humanitarian movements and the problems that they face. The human rights movement aims to realize the ... More


Sacred Aid: Faith and Humanitarianism

Michael Barnett and Janice Stein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199916023
eISBN:
9780199950447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916023.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The global humanitarian movement, which originated within Western religious organizations in the early nineteenth century, has been of most important forces in world politics in advancing both human ... More


Queen Adelaide Province 1835–1836: Becoming His Majesty's Subjects

Roger S. Levine

in A Living Man from Africa: Jan Tzatzoe, Xhosa Chief and Missionary, and the Making of Nineteenth-Century South Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125214
eISBN:
9780300168594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125214.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the colonization of Xhosaland, in which a reordering of Xhosa society was vital. While the plans for Queen Adelaide Province were being finalized in September and October 1835, ... More


Conclusion: Re‐Establishing Animals and Children as a Common Cause, and Six Objections Considered

Andrew Linzey

in Why Animal Suffering Matters: Philosophy, Theology, and Practical Ethics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199351848
eISBN:
9780199352562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351848.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Historically, the case for animals emerged within the broader context of the humanitarian movement in the nineteenth century, alongside concern for suffering children. There are strong rational ... More


Slavery, Abolitionism and Empire in India, 1772-1843

Andrea Major

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317583
eISBN:
9781846317255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317255
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book asks why, at a time when East India Company expansion in India, British abolitionism, and the missionary movement were all at their height, was the existence of slavery in India so often ... More


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