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The American Red Cross from Clara Barton to the New Deal

作者: Marian Moser Jones
出版商: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2013.
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Overview: In dark skirts and bloodied boots, Clara Barton fearlessly ventured onto Civil War battlefields to tend to wounded soldiers. She later worked with civilians in Europe during the Franco-Prussian War, lobbied legislators to ratify the Geneva conventions, and founded and ran the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross from Clara Barton to the New Deal tells the story of the charitable organization from  再讀一些...
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提及的人: Clara Barton; Mabel Thorp Boardman; Clara Barton; Mabel Thorp Boardman
資料類型: 傳記
文件類型: 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: Marian Moser Jones
ISBN: 9781421407388 1421407388 9781421408231 1421408236
OCLC系統控制編碼: 786245443
描述: xxvii, 375 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
内容: Introduction --
Chronology --
Part 1: Barton Era: --
1: Miss Barton goes to Washington --
2: Transatlantic transplant --
3: National calamities --
4: Misfortunes of other nations --
5: Cuba and controversy --
Part 2: Boardman Era: --
6: Barton versus Boardman --
7: Shifting ground --
8: Establishment --
9: Fighting on two fronts --
Part 3: Between The Wars: --
10: Triage for terror --
11: Baptism in mud --
12: Scorched earth --
13: New deal for disasters --
Epilogue: Blood and grit --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
List of archival sources --
Index.
責任: Marian Moser Jones.

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In dark skirts and bloodied boots, Clara Barton fearlessly ventured on to Civil War battlefields to tend to wounded soldiers. She later founded and ran the American Red Cross. This book tells the  再讀一些...

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Traces the organization's history from its founding in 1881 to the 1930s. The Chronicle Review A cogent review of the complicated evolution of the American Red Cross... Jones skillfully dissects the 再讀一些...

 
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