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Bread from StonesThe Middle East and the Making of Modern Humanitarianism$
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Keith David Watenpaugh

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780520279308

Published to California Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520279308.001.0001

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Modern Humanitarianism’s Troubled Legacies, 1927–1948

Modern Humanitarianism’s Troubled Legacies, 1927–1948

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(p.183) Chapter 7 Modern Humanitarianism’s Troubled Legacies, 1927–1948
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Keith David Watenpaugh

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520279308.003.0007

This conclusion explains the end of the massive American relief project in the eastern Mediterranean and describes how that effort was transformed into a recognizably modern nongovernmental development agency. It explores the problematic relationship between human rights and technical assistance, especially in authoritarian states. It also concludes the League of Nations’ humanitarian work with a discussion of humanitarian transfer and its impact on the thought of Raphael Lemkin.

Keywords:   Near East Relief, Near East Foundation, Point Four program, Assyrian massacre, Raphael Lemkin

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