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Published to commemorate the 150 years since the idea for the Red Cross was born at the Battle of Solferino in Italy, Humanity in War traces the history of the largest humanitarian organization in the world through its remarkable photographic archive.
Part of an international campaign, these iconic images serve to document the realities of war and the effectiveness of the now omnipresent Red Cross. They reveal and promote what can be achieved when aid to the suffering is given without discrimination.
They are also a history of the evolution of photography itself. Ranging from the very first days of photography
'I was so touched by the exhibition at Edinburgh Castle that I wanted the book. War is part of our every day lives yet we are disconnected to it. These pictures struck a chord with me. They are real people, real lives lost, real suffering the likes of which I will hopefully never suffer. It had a profound effect on me.'
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