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Nurse writers of the Great War

Author: Christine E Hallett
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016.
Series: JSTOR Open Access monographs.; Nursing history and humanities.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining the experiences of First World War nurses through their own writings, this book offers fresh insights into the reality of industrial warfare.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine E Hallett
ISBN: 9781784996949 1784996947 1784992526 9781784992521
OCLC Number: 1105436469
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 278 p. :) il.
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Dedication; Table of contents; List of figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Part I Independent ladies; 1 Heroines in Belgium and Serbia; Introduction: plucky nurses; The duchess-directrice: Millicent Sutherland and her ambulance; Escaping the German advance: a war nurse's diary; Nurse fighters on the Serbian Front; A quest too far: the death of Sarah Macnaughtan; Conclusion: heroines on Western and Eastern Fronts; Notes; 2 Le petit paradis des blessés; Introduction: the little paradise. Narratives of L'Hôpital Chirurgical Mobile No. 1Mary Borden's Forbidden Zone; Agnes Warner: devoted professional; Conclusion: the 'Directrice' and the head nurse; Notes; 3 The hell at the heart of paradise; Introduction: more writings from L'Hôpital Chirurgical Mobile No. 1; War's backwash; Maud Mortimer: witnessing nursing; Conclusion: the power of interpretation; Notes; Part II Professional women; 4 In France with the British Expeditionary Force; Introduction: the power of professional nursing; The quintessential British nurse: Kate Luard; Alice Fitzgerald: entrapped nurse. Conclusion: professional nurses in military hospitalsNotes; 5 American nurses in Europe; Introduction: American nurses and the war in Europe; Julia Stimson's 'splendid women'; Pioneer nurse: the adventures of Helen Dore Boylston; Conclusion: far-off lands and strange adventures; Notes; 6 The war nurse as free agent; Introduction: the rewards of professional nursing; Heroine of Pervyse: the adventures of Elsie Knocker; Violetta Thurstan: intrepid, travelling nurse; Conclusion: intrepid nurses; Notes; Part III Volunteer girls; 7 American young women at war; Introduction: American women at war. Disillusionment and despair: meeting the realities of warThe mystery of War Nurse; Conclusion: the truth about the war; Notes; 8 The British 'VAD'; Introduction: becoming a VAD; Realising war's realities; Vera Brittain's Testament; Enid Bagnold: military medicine as part of the 'war machine'; Needed by the country: Irene Rathbone's 'novel'; Conclusion: the VAD as witness; Notes; 9 Epic romance on Western and Eastern Fronts; Introduction: the romance of volunteer work; Ordeals on the Western Front; 'Wide open world': the adventures of Florence Farmborough. Broken spell: war and revolution in the writings of Mary BritnievaConclusion: 'ordeal' and 'apotheosis'; Notes; Conclusion; Remembering and memorialising; Dutiful daughters of the allied cause; Intrepid travelling nurses; Heretical nurses; Autonomy and agency; The truth about the war; Notes; Bibliography; Primary sources; Archives consulted; Articles and columns published anonymously in the British Journal of Nursing; Books and journal articles published between 1890 and 1946; Books and journal articles published between 1947 and 2014; Theses and dissertations; Index.
Series Title: JSTOR Open Access monographs.; Nursing history and humanities.
Responsibility: Christine E. Hallett.

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Examining the experiences of First World War nurses through their own writings, this book offers fresh insights into the reality of industrial warfare.

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