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Florence Nightingale : the Crimean War

Author: Florence Nightingale; Lynn McDonald
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Florence Nightingale is famous as the "lady with the lamp" in the Crimean War, 1854-56. There is a massive amount of literature on this work, but, as editor Lynn McDonald shows, it is often erroneous, and films and press reporting on it have been even less accurate. The Crimean War reports on Nightingale's correspondence from the war hospitals and on the staggering amount of work she did post-war to ensure that the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Personal narratives
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Personal narratives, British
Collected Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Named Person: Florence Nightingale; Florence Nightingale; Florence Nightingale
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Florence Nightingale; Lynn McDonald
ISBN: 9780889204690 0889204691 9781554582457 1554582458 1282192604 9781282192607
OCLC Number: 1058091032
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Florence Nightingale: A Précis of Her Life --
An Introduction to Volume 14. A Chronology of the Crimean War and Nightingale's Work ; Background on the Crimean War ; Medical Science at the Time of the Crimean War ; Investigations of the Crimean War ; Secondary Sources on Nightingale and the Crimean War --
Key to Editing --
Letters from the Crimean War. Preparations, Departure and Travel ; 1855 ; 1856 --
On Return from the Crimean War. 1857-58 --
Nightingale's Reports on the Crimean War. Notes on the Health of the British Army ; "Answers to Written Questions" ; Promotion and Distribution of the Reports ; Epilogue: The Formative Influence of the Crimean War.
Other Titles: Crimean War
Responsibility: Lynn McDonald, editor.
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