Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HIST 358 - HUMANITARIANISM FROM 19TH C.

Long Title: HUMANITARIANISM FROM THE 19TH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This course surveys the history of humanitarian sentiment and practices in the West form the 19th Century to the present. It is conceived as a critical investigation of the humanitarian movement and examines various patterns of Western interventions on behalf of "suffering humanity." Topics covered are evangelicalism, abolitionism, colonialism and war humanitarianism, as well as United Nations humanitarianism since 1945.