Nursing, The Finest Art: An Illustrated History / Edition 3

Nursing, The Finest Art: An Illustrated History / Edition 3

by M. Patricia Donahue
     
 

ISBN-10: 032305305X

ISBN-13: 9780323053051

Pub. Date: 03/19/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

In the tradition of the best art books, Nursing: The Finest Art An Illustrated History, second edition, portrays the profession of nursing using some of the world's most beautiful paintings , objects of art, and photographs. This inspiring volume traces the social, political, and economic history of nursing from its origins through contemporary practice, providing the…  See more details below

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In the tradition of the best art books, Nursing: The Finest Art An Illustrated History, second edition, portrays the profession of nursing using some of the world's most beautiful paintings , objects of art, and photographs. This inspiring volume traces the social, political, and economic history of nursing from its origins through contemporary practice, providing the definitive chronicle of the nursing profession as it has evolved through the ages. Written by one of the foremost authorities on the history of nursing, this thoroughly updated and expanded edition highlights nurses' involvement in recent events throughout the world as well as developments in international nursing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323053051
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/19/2010
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
299,329
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 12.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1The Origin of Nursing1
2Ancient Civilizations25
3Nursing in a Christian World69
4Nursing in a Changing World: Aristocratic and Military Influences111
5Nursing in Transition: The Dark Period and the Dawn of Modern Times151
6The Development of Nursing in America213
7Advancing Toward New Frontiers293
8Nurses in Action: Wars of the Twentieth Century349
9The Age of Expansion405
10An Era of Change and Challenge443
11Contact and Diversity475
List of Plates505
References511
Selected Bibliography517
Index525

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