Florence Nightingale: Letters from the Crimea, 1854-1856 / Edition 1

Florence Nightingale: Letters from the Crimea, 1854-1856 / Edition 1

by Sue M. Goldie
     
 

ISBN-10: 190134102X

ISBN-13: 9781901341027

Pub. Date: 08/15/1997

Publisher: Manchester University Press

The letters in this volume come from the period in Florence Nightingale's life that brought her lasting fame. The letters, written amid scenes of horror and chaos, to officials, family and friends, express her hopes and fears and the doubts and frustrations of her arduous service.  See more details below

Overview

The letters in this volume come from the period in Florence Nightingale's life that brought her lasting fame. The letters, written amid scenes of horror and chaos, to officials, family and friends, express her hopes and fears and the doubts and frustrations of her arduous service.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781901341027
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
08/15/1997
Pages:
326
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Abbreviations
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
Ch. 1A great and national work15
Ch. 2Scutari: "this gigantic desolation"32
Ch. 3To use and be used69
Ch. 4Balaclava: illness and convalescence126
Ch. 5The "papal aggression"151
Ch. 6The "confidential report"191
Ch. 7In General Orders229
Ch. 8Winding up265
Epilogue: "I shall never forget"285
AppendixConfidential Report on the Nursing System, since its Introduction to the Crimea on the 23rd January 1855; and the Supplementary Report on the Nurse System, by David Fitzgerald, Purveyor to the Forces298
Bibliography305
Index307

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