Angels and citizens : British women as military nurses, 1854-1914 (Book, 1988) []
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Angels and citizens : British women as military nurses, 1854-1914

Angels and citizens : British women as military nurses, 1854-1914

Author: Anne Summers
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this history of British women as military nurses between 1854 and 1914 Anne Summers gives a detailed account of the origins and development of the regular Army Nursing Service and its successor, the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Krieg
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Summers
ISBN: 0710214790 9780710214799 0710213387 9780710213389
OCLC Number: 16278155
Description: xii, 371 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Before the Nightingales --
The Crimean experiment --
Lady into nurse: Jane Shaw Stewart and the public service, 1859-70 --
Uneasy truce: Her Majesty's nursing sisters, 1870-1902 --
Philanthropy and the battlefield, 1854-78 --
Comfort after comfort: nursing lobbies and the War Office, 1879-85 --
Heroines for the empire, 1883-1902 --
Disasters and reform: the Anglo-Boer war and after, 1899-1906 --
The birth of the VAD: nursing reserve schemes, 1906-14 --
Emancipation or militarisation?
Responsibility: Anne Summers.
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