Healing Henan : Canadian nurses at the North China mission, 1888-1947 (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Healing Henan : Canadian nurses at the North China mission, 1888-1947

Healing Henan : Canadian nurses at the North China mission, 1888-1947

Author: Sonya Joy Grypma
Publisher: Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, cop. 2008.
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Set against a backdrop of war and revolution, this book brings sixty years of missionary nursing out of the shadows by examining how Canadian nurses shaped health care in the province of Henan and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sonya Joy Grypma
ISBN: 0774813997 9780774813990
OCLC Number: 762280208
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 275-280.
Description: 1 vol. (XVIII-292 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: List of IllustrationsForewordAcknowledgmentsList of SpellingsList of AbbreviationsIntroduction1 The Gospel of Soap and Water, 1888-19002 Visions Interrupted, 1901-203 Modern Nursing at Last, 1921-274 Golden Years, 1928-375 Scattered Dreams, 1937-406 War Years, 1941-457 The Last Days, 1946-47Conclusion: Creating a Cloistered SpaceEpilogue: Return to Henan, 2003AppendicesAppendix 1: List of Missionary Nurses at North China MissionAppendix 2: List of WMS Nurses Who Resigned to be MarriedAppendix 3: Three Types of Missionary NursesAppendix 4: Missionary Nurse EducationAppendix 5: Summary of 1947 Confidential ReportNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Sonya Grypma.
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Grypma constructs a historical account of Canadian nurses' work in China while exploring the interplay of professional nursing with issues such as religion, gender, culture, health, and nation. [...] Read more...

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