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Cassandra
     

Cassandra

by Florence Nightingale, Myra Stark
 

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ISBN-10: 091267055X

ISBN-13: 9780912670553

Pub. Date: 01/01/1993

Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY, The

The world knows Florence Nightingale as "the lady with the lamp"—the revered founder of nursing as a respectable profession for women. But few people are aware that Nightingale's career began only after years of struggle to free herself from her suffocating Victorian family. In this surprisingly passionate feminist essay (a "brilliant polemic," states Martha

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The world knows Florence Nightingale as "the lady with the lamp"—the revered founder of nursing as a respectable profession for women. But few people are aware that Nightingale's career began only after years of struggle to free herself from her suffocating Victorian family. In this surprisingly passionate feminist essay (a "brilliant polemic," states Martha Vicinus), Nightingale denounces the lives of idleness she and other women of her class were forced to lead.

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ISBN-13:
9780912670553
Publisher:
Feminist Press at CUNY, The
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.20(d)

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