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Dunant, the story of the Red Cross

Martin Gumpert

Dunant, the story of the Red Cross

by Martin Gumpert

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dunant, Henry, -- 1828-1910,
  • Red Cross and Red Crescent -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Martin Gumpert.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 323 p. :
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15177958M

      This film, combining colourful animation with recent images, brings to life the history of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement from Henry Dunant and the Battle of Solferino through to today. Red Cross History - Henry Dunant. The force that drew many men and nations together in the Red Cross movement was supplied by Henry Dunant of Geneva, Switzerland. He is often spoken of as the .

    I was more than satisfied. This book was excellent. It is a biography of Henri Dunant and a history of the Red Cross, but it is so much more than that. It sets the Red Cross in the backdrop of the European 5/5. [1] Caroline Moorehead, Dunant’s Dream: War, Switzerland, and the History of the Red Cross (London: Harper Collins, ), [2] Pierre Boissier, From Solferino to Tsushima: History of the International Committee of the Red Cross (Geneva: Henry Dunant .

    The Red Lion and Sun Society of Iran was established in and admitted to the Red Cross and Red Crescent movement in However, some report the symbol was introduced at Geneva in [ citation needed ] [27] as a counter example to the crescent and cross Focus: Humanitarianism. Gigon, Fernand, The Epic of the Red Cross or the Knight Errant of Charity, translated from the French by Gerald Griffin. London, Jarrolds, Gumpert, Martin, Dunant: The Story of the Red Cross. New York, Oxford University Press, Hart, Ellen, Man Born to Live: Life and Work of Henry Dunant, Founder of the Red Cross.


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Dunant, the story of the Red Cross by Martin Gumpert Download PDF EPUB FB2

Henry Dunant Biography - Childhood, Life Achievements & Timeline. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Cover has edgewear. The story of the original founder of the Red Cross in Europe, Henri Dunant - giving the story of the man and the organization. Described as "intensely moving and dramatic history of the Red Cross since its inception on the bloody battlefield of Solferino".

Dunant won the Nobel Peace Prize. Inhe shared the first Nobel Peace Prize ever awarded. Ultimately, Moorehead's depiction of the Red Cross echoes her appraisal of Dunant: "passionate, intemperate, foolhardy but essentially a moral figure Cited by: The story of the original founder of the Red Cross in Europe, Henri Dunant - giving the story of the man and the organization.

Described as "intensely moving and dramatic history of the Red Cross since its inception on the bloody battlefield of Solferino". Dunant won the Nobel Peace Prize. Youth in Geneva --Europe: --Solferino --A new art of war --The splendour of Paris --Dunant captures the salons --The Civil War in America --Prussia before the rise --The Conference of.

Henri Dunant, the Man Who Created the Red Cross; The Story of One Remarkable Idealist's Great Achievement in His World DUNANT: THE STORY OF THE RED CROSS. By Martin Gumpert. With. Get this from a library.

Dunant, the story of the Red cross. [Martin Gumpert]. HISTORY The story of the Red Cross book RED CROSS Henri Dunant, founder of Red Cross Jean Henri Dunant was born in Geneva on 8 May His character and education impelled him to help the distressed and the.

The story of Swiss businessman Henry Dunant who played a key role in establishing Red Cross. The perfect story for World Red Cross Day.

Established inthe ICRC is at the origin of the Geneva Conventions and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. It directs and coordinates the international activities conducted. The Red Cross is an international humanitarian network founded in in Switzerland, with chapters worldwide that provide assistance to victims of disasters, armed conflict and health crises.

The Red Cross’s roots date towhen businessman Henry Dunant witnessed the bloody aftermath of the Battle of Solferino. This book is the pathetic, not to say tragic, story of the Nobel peace prize winner Henri Dunant, who was the first to entertain the conception of an international society for the alleviation of the sufferings of wounded in battle and of prisoners.

Dunant. Caroline Moorehead Dunant’s Dream — War, Switzerland and the History of the Red Cross Harper Collins,XXXI + pages Caroline Moorehead’s book on the Red Cross is an account of Henry Dunant.

I picked this short book up at the Red Cross Museum when I was traveling though Geneva, Switzerland. This is the book that actually inspired the Red Cross and Red Crescent movement, and describes the businessman Henry Dunant /5. Dunant, whose vision resulted in the Red Cross, was an enigma.

He knew no one intimately, he had, apparently no relatives, he left no records. There were tremendous gaps in his life. A banker living in.

The Red Cross was the dream of the Swiss businessman Henri Dunant that grew into the pre-eminent international humanitarian charity.

The story begins inwhen almost by chance, Dunant witnessed the butchery and lack of care for injured soldiers during the battle of Solferino/5. Chancelleries. Tongue-tied in public Dunant was a genius at persuasion a deux, while Moynier seems to have been born a chairman.

Together they made a capital team. For vicissitudes nothing can beat Dunant's career. * Dunant, The Story of the Red Cross.

Ina Dunant fund was started, primarily to enable the "Father of the Red Cross" to live in dignity. On Octoyear-old Jean Henri Dunant died peacefully in the hospital in Heiden.

Clara Barton and a circle of her acquaintances founded the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C. on Barton first heard of the Swiss-inspired global Red Cross network while visiting File Size: KB. Like so many institutions, organizations, and benevolent agencies, the Red Cross had its origin in the Christian Faith.

As noted below in the brief thumbnail sketch, the Christian faith of banker and businessman, Henry Dunant. To know how the Red Cross movement began, this animation takes us back to and the Battle of Solferino. Swiss business man Henri Dunant witnessed the suffering of wounded. The Red Cross was officially established in the year when Jean Henri Dunant, along with Gustave Moynier, Louis Appia, Theodore Maunoir and Guillaume-Henri Dufour, set up the.

Henri Dunant, in full Jean-Henri Dunant, (born May 8,Geneva, Switzerland—died OctoHeiden), Swiss humanitarian, founder of the Red Cross (now Red Cross and Red .