skip to content
Clara Barton : in the service of humanity Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Clara Barton : in the service of humanity

Author: David H Burton
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.
Series: Contributions in women's studies, no. 148.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
This book is a concise, interpretive account of the life of Clara Barton from her childhood in Massachusetts through her feats of heroism during the Civil War, her founding of the American Red Cross, which she led for 20 years, and her bitterly contested ejection from office which clouded her last decade. Clara Barton (1821-1912) led a life in the service of humanity. Undoubtedly heroic and undoubtedly generous in  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Burton, David Henry, 1925-
Clara Barton.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(DLC) 94037878
Named Person: Clara Barton; Clara Barton; Clara Barton
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David H Burton
ISBN: 0313002177 9780313002175 031328945X 9780313289453
OCLC Number: 50322365
Description: 1 online resource (x, 176 pages).
Contents: Preface; 1 Years to Womanhood; 2 Battlefield Commission; 3 Travels and Travail; 4 A New Beginning; 5 The Red Cross: What It Became; 6 Road to Rejection; 7 Last Years, Last Words; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Contributions in women's studies, no. 148.
Responsibility: David H. Burton.

Abstract:

This book is a concise, interpretive account of the life of Clara Barton from her childhood in Massachusetts through her feats of heroism during the Civil War, her founding of the American Red Cross, which she led for 20 years, and her bitterly contested ejection from office which clouded her last decade. Clara Barton (1821-1912) led a life in the service of humanity. Undoubtedly heroic and undoubtedly generous in her impulse to aid others, she nonetheless remained a self-centered individual who could brook neither criticism nor ingratitude. Her life story is told here with sympathy and unders.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50322365>
library:oclcnum"50322365"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1092073>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Red Cross and Red Crescent"@en
schema:name"Red Cross and Red Crescent."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookFormatschema:EBook
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1995"
schema:description"Preface; 1 Years to Womanhood; 2 Battlefield Commission; 3 Travels and Travail; 4 A New Beginning; 5 The Red Cross: What It Became; 6 Road to Rejection; 7 Last Years, Last Words; Bibliography; Index."@en
schema:description"This book is a concise, interpretive account of the life of Clara Barton from her childhood in Massachusetts through her feats of heroism during the Civil War, her founding of the American Red Cross, which she led for 20 years, and her bitterly contested ejection from office which clouded her last decade. Clara Barton (1821-1912) led a life in the service of humanity. Undoubtedly heroic and undoubtedly generous in her impulse to aid others, she nonetheless remained a self-centered individual who could brook neither criticism nor ingratitude. Her life story is told here with sympathy and unders."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/797239000>
schema:genre"Electronic books"@en
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:isPartOf
schema:name"Clara Barton in the service of humanity"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:url<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=69769>
schema:url<http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=491697>
schema:url<http://www.contentreserve.com/TitleInfo.asp?ID={1CDDA7C4-016A-4C4B-AA50-DEDAF762D8E8}&Format=50>
schema:url<http://ebooks.abc-clio.com/?isbn=9780313002175>
schema:url<http://www.myilibrary.com?id=240400>
schema:url<http://site.ebrary.com/id/10347082>
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.