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Betsy Cadwaladyr : a Balaclava Nurse : an autobiography of Elizabeth Davis

Author: Elizabeth Davis; Jane Williams
Publisher: South Glamorgan, Wales : Hanno, ©2015.
Series: Welsh women's classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Elizabeth Davis – known in Wales as Betsy Cadwaladyr ; was a ladies' maid from Meirionnydd who travelled the world and gained fame as a nurse during the Crimean War. She was a dynamic character who broke free of the restrictions placed on women in Victorian times to lead a life of adventure. Journeying to many exotic parts of the globe, she came into contact with international events in the horrors of the field  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Welsh
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Williams, Jane.
Betsy Cadwaladyr: A Balaclava Nurse.
New York : Honno Press, ©2015
Named Person: Elizabeth Davis; Elizabeth Davis
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Davis; Jane Williams
ISBN: 1909983284 9781909983281
OCLC Number: 910968775
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Title Page; Introduction by Deirdre Beddoe; Preface; Introduction; PART 1; PART 1 Chapter 1; PART 1 Chapter 2; PART 1 Chapter 3; PART 1 Chapter 4; PART 1 Chapter 5; PART 1 Chapter 6; PART 1 Chapter 7; PART 1 Chapter 8; PART 1 Chapter 9; PART 1 Chapter 10; PART 1 Chapter 11; PART 1 Chapter 12; PART 2; PART 2 Chapter 1; PART 2 Chapter 2; PART 2 Chapter 3; PART 2 Chapter 4; PART 2 Chapter 5; PART 2 Chapter 6; PART 2 Chapter 7; PART 2 Chapter 8; PART 2 Chapter 9; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Postscript; Additional Notes; Glossary; About Honno; Advertisements; Copyright.
Series Title: Welsh women's classics.
Responsibility: edited by Jane Williams (Ysgafell) with an introduction by Deirdre Beddoe.

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Elizabeth Davis – known in Wales as Betsy Cadwaladyr ; was a ladies' maid from Meirionnydd who travelled the world and gained fame as a nurse during the Crimean War. She was a dynamic character who broke free of the restrictions placed on women in Victorian times to lead a life of adventure. Journeying to many exotic parts of the globe, she came into contact with international events in the horrors of the field hospital at Balaclava, where she served under Florence Nightingale.

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