Florence Nightingale: Fantasy and Fact

Florence Nightingale: Fantasy and Fact

by Michael Timko
     
 
Florence Nightingale, known for her service as a military nurse, came to America after the start of the Civil War, but she also had a historic career in her native England. One biographer states, “No woman in Victorian England had more political ambition, more administrative talent, and more success in exercising both than Nightingale. At the peak of her

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Florence Nightingale, known for her service as a military nurse, came to America after the start of the Civil War, but she also had a historic career in her native England. One biographer states, “No woman in Victorian England had more political ambition, more administrative talent, and more success in exercising both than Nightingale. At the peak of her influence… she was virtually a ruler of the empire… doing the job of Secretary of State in effect.” Learn more about this fascinating woman, an equal of her well-known male peers, in this article made available by The World & I Online.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014531207
Publisher:
The World & I Online
Publication date:
04/19/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
17 KB

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