Review Article: Prosopographies, Transnational Lives, and Multiple Identities in Global Humanitarianism


  • Enrico Dal Lago
  • Kevin O’Sullivan



Bruno Cabanes: The Great War and the Origins of Humanitarianism 1918 – 1924, Cambridge / New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014, vii + 390 pp., ISBN: 978-1-107-60483-4.

Jay Winter / Antoine Prost: René Cassin and Human Rights: From the Great War to the Universal Declaration, Cambridge / New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013, xxiii + 376 pp., ISBN: 978-1-107-65570-6.

Marian Moser Jones: The American Red Cross from Clara Barton to the New Deal, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013, xxviii + 365 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4214-0738-8.

Alex Wright: Cataloguing the World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Age, Oxford / New York: Oxford University Press, 2014, 350 pp., ISBN: 978-0-19-993141-5.