The Defense of Inhumanity: Air Control and the British Idea of Arabia

  title={The Defense of Inhumanity: Air Control and the British Idea of Arabia},
  author={Priya Satia},
  journal={The American Historical Review},
  • P. Satia
  • Published 2006
  • History
  • The American Historical Review
[T]hese gentlemen have formed a plan of geographical morality, by which the duties of men . . . are not to be governed by their relation to the great Governor of the Universe, or by their relation to mankind, but by climates, degrees of longitude, parallels, not of life, but of latitudes: as if, when you have crossed the equinoctial, all the virtues die . . . ; as if there were a kind of baptism, like that practised by seamen, by which they unbaptize themselves of all that they learned in… Expand
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