The Origins of Global Humanitarianism: Religion, Empires, and Advocacy

The Origins of Global Humanitarianism: Religion, Empires, and Advocacy

by Peter Stamatov


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107521674
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/09/2015
Series: Cambridge Studies in Social Theory, Religion and Politics Series
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Peter Stamatov is currently Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale University. His work has appeared in The American Sociological Review, Theory and Society and Contemporary Sociology, as well as in Hungarian and Brazilian scholarly journals. He is past winner of the Bendix Prize of the Comparative Historical Section of the American Sociological Association and was recipient of C�tedra de Excelencia (Excellence Chair) at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Caribbean beginnings, 1511-20; 2. Pro-indigenist advocacy in the Iberian Atlantic; 3. Religious radicalization and early antislavery; 4. Quaker reformers and the politicization of antislavery; 5. Forging an abolitionist network; 6. The emergence of a new model; Conclusion.

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