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Florence Nightingale on society and politics, philosophy, science, education and literature

Author: Florence Nightingale; Lynn McDonald
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2003.
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Florence Nightingale on Society and Politics, Philosophy, Science, Education and Literature, Volume 5 in the Collected Works of Florence Nightingale, is the main source of Nightingale's work on the methodology of social science and her views on social reform. Here we see how she took her "call to service" into practice: by first learning how the laws of God's world operate, one can then determine how to intervene  Read more...
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Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910.
Florence Nightingale on society and politics, philosophy, science, education and literature.
Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)51242935
Named Person: Florence Nightingale; Florence Nightingale; Florence Nightingale; Florence Nightingale
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Florence Nightingale; Lynn McDonald
ISBN: 0889204292 9780889204294 9780889207073 0889207070
OCLC Number: 230181334
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 871 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgments; Dramatis Personae; List of Illustrations; Florence Nightingale: A Précis of the Collected Works; Introduction to Volume 5; Key to Editing; Society: Essays, Letters and Notes on Social Physics and Social Statistics; Politics: Essays, Notes and Letters; Philosophy, Science, Education and Literature; Appendixes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Lynn McDonald.
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Florence Nightingale on Society and Politics, Philosophy, Science, Education and Literature, Volume 5 in the Collected Works of Florence Nightingale, is the main source of Nightingale's work on the methodology of social science and her views on social reform. Here we see how she took her "call to service" into practice: by first learning how the laws of God's world operate, one can then determine how to intervene for good. There is material on medical statistics, the census, pauperism and Poor Law reform, the need for income security measures and better housing, on crime, gender and the famil.

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