Florence Nightingale and the Health of the Raj

Florence Nightingale and the Health of the Raj

by Jharna Gourlay
     
 

The life of Florence Nightingale features prominently in the body of English literature and fiction. There is very little written about her involvement with India and the Indian people. This volume explores her influence on health in India even though she never visited the subcontinent.See more details below

Overview

The life of Florence Nightingale features prominently in the body of English literature and fiction. There is very little written about her involvement with India and the Indian people. This volume explores her influence on health in India even though she never visited the subcontinent.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754633648
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
12/01/2004
Series:
History of Medicine in Context Series
Pages:
305
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.48(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

List of Plates
Preface
Abbreviations
1Florence Nightingale and her Times (1820-1910)1
2Hygiene as the Handmaid of Civilization24
3The Governess of the Governors51
4A Brief Encounter: Florence Nightingale and the Bengal Social Science Association91
5The Zemindar, the Sun and the Watering Pot107
6The Ryot's Faithful Servant139
7Florence and Ripon: Two Old Comrades161
8The Health Missioners for Rural India191
9Florence and the Zenana Force226
10A Private Endeavour in Public Health254
A Chronology of Florence Nightingale's Indian Work275
Glossary278
Some Important Personalities and Correspondents Relating to Nightingale's Indian Work281
Bibliography289
Index301

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