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The Resource Nurse writers of the Great War, Christine E. Hallett

Nurse writers of the Great War, Christine E. Hallett

Label
Nurse writers of the Great War
Title
Nurse writers of the Great War
Statement of responsibility
Christine E. Hallett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examining the experiences of First World War nurses through their own writings, this book offers fresh insights into the reality of industrial warfare
Member of
Cataloging source
JSTOR
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Hallett, Christine E
Dewey number
940.4/75
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
D628
LC item number
.H35 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WY 130
Series statement
Nursing history and humanities
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Military nursing
  • Nurses' writings
  • Autobiography
  • Military Nursing
  • Autobiographies as Topic
  • World War I
  • Nurses
  • History, 20th Century
  • MEDICAL
  • Medicine
  • Nursing and ancillary services
  • Nursing research and theory
  • Nursing
  • Nursing research & theory
  • Autobiography
  • Medical care
  • Military nursing
  • Nurses' writings
Label
Nurse writers of the Great War, Christine E. Hallett
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Dedication; Table of contents; List of figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Part I Independent ladies; 1 Heroines in Belgium and Serbia; Introduction: plucky nurses; The duchess-directrice: Millicent Sutherland and her ambulance; Escaping the German advance: a war nurse's diary; Nurse fighters on the Serbian Front; A quest too far: the death of Sarah Macnaughtan; Conclusion: heroines on Western and Eastern Fronts; Notes; 2 Le petit paradis des blessés; Introduction: the little paradise
  • Narratives of L'Hôpital Chirurgical Mobile No. 1Mary Borden's Forbidden Zone; Agnes Warner: devoted professional; Conclusion: the 'Directrice' and the head nurse; Notes; 3 The hell at the heart of paradise; Introduction: more writings from L'Hôpital Chirurgical Mobile No. 1; War's backwash; Maud Mortimer: witnessing nursing; Conclusion: the power of interpretation; Notes; Part II Professional women; 4 In France with the British Expeditionary Force; Introduction: the power of professional nursing; The quintessential British nurse: Kate Luard; Alice Fitzgerald: entrapped nurse
  • Conclusion: professional nurses in military hospitalsNotes; 5 American nurses in Europe; Introduction: American nurses and the war in Europe; Julia Stimson's 'splendid women'; Pioneer nurse: the adventures of Helen Dore Boylston; Conclusion: far-off lands and strange adventures; Notes; 6 The war nurse as free agent; Introduction: the rewards of professional nursing; Heroine of Pervyse: the adventures of Elsie Knocker; Violetta Thurstan: intrepid, travelling nurse; Conclusion: intrepid nurses; Notes; Part III Volunteer girls; 7 American young women at war; Introduction: American women at war
  • Disillusionment and despair: meeting the realities of warThe mystery of War Nurse; Conclusion: the truth about the war; Notes; 8 The British 'VAD'; Introduction: becoming a VAD; Realising war's realities; Vera Brittain's Testament; Enid Bagnold: military medicine as part of the 'war machine'; Needed by the country: Irene Rathbone's 'novel'; Conclusion: the VAD as witness; Notes; 9 Epic romance on Western and Eastern Fronts; Introduction: the romance of volunteer work; Ordeals on the Western Front; 'Wide open world': the adventures of Florence Farmborough
  • Broken spell: war and revolution in the writings of Mary BritnievaConclusion: 'ordeal' and 'apotheosis'; Notes; Conclusion; Remembering and memorialising; Dutiful daughters of the allied cause; Intrepid travelling nurses; Heretical nurses; Autonomy and agency; The truth about the war; Notes; Bibliography; Primary sources; Archives consulted; Articles and columns published anonymously in the British Journal of Nursing; Books and journal articles published between 1890 and 1946; Books and journal articles published between 1947 and 2014; Theses and dissertations; Index
Control code
944528791
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 278 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781784992521
Lccn
2016301805
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
black and white illustrations (portraits)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1b3gws1
  • 100814
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)944528791
Label
Nurse writers of the Great War, Christine E. Hallett
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Dedication; Table of contents; List of figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Part I Independent ladies; 1 Heroines in Belgium and Serbia; Introduction: plucky nurses; The duchess-directrice: Millicent Sutherland and her ambulance; Escaping the German advance: a war nurse's diary; Nurse fighters on the Serbian Front; A quest too far: the death of Sarah Macnaughtan; Conclusion: heroines on Western and Eastern Fronts; Notes; 2 Le petit paradis des blessés; Introduction: the little paradise
  • Narratives of L'Hôpital Chirurgical Mobile No. 1Mary Borden's Forbidden Zone; Agnes Warner: devoted professional; Conclusion: the 'Directrice' and the head nurse; Notes; 3 The hell at the heart of paradise; Introduction: more writings from L'Hôpital Chirurgical Mobile No. 1; War's backwash; Maud Mortimer: witnessing nursing; Conclusion: the power of interpretation; Notes; Part II Professional women; 4 In France with the British Expeditionary Force; Introduction: the power of professional nursing; The quintessential British nurse: Kate Luard; Alice Fitzgerald: entrapped nurse
  • Conclusion: professional nurses in military hospitalsNotes; 5 American nurses in Europe; Introduction: American nurses and the war in Europe; Julia Stimson's 'splendid women'; Pioneer nurse: the adventures of Helen Dore Boylston; Conclusion: far-off lands and strange adventures; Notes; 6 The war nurse as free agent; Introduction: the rewards of professional nursing; Heroine of Pervyse: the adventures of Elsie Knocker; Violetta Thurstan: intrepid, travelling nurse; Conclusion: intrepid nurses; Notes; Part III Volunteer girls; 7 American young women at war; Introduction: American women at war
  • Disillusionment and despair: meeting the realities of warThe mystery of War Nurse; Conclusion: the truth about the war; Notes; 8 The British 'VAD'; Introduction: becoming a VAD; Realising war's realities; Vera Brittain's Testament; Enid Bagnold: military medicine as part of the 'war machine'; Needed by the country: Irene Rathbone's 'novel'; Conclusion: the VAD as witness; Notes; 9 Epic romance on Western and Eastern Fronts; Introduction: the romance of volunteer work; Ordeals on the Western Front; 'Wide open world': the adventures of Florence Farmborough
  • Broken spell: war and revolution in the writings of Mary BritnievaConclusion: 'ordeal' and 'apotheosis'; Notes; Conclusion; Remembering and memorialising; Dutiful daughters of the allied cause; Intrepid travelling nurses; Heretical nurses; Autonomy and agency; The truth about the war; Notes; Bibliography; Primary sources; Archives consulted; Articles and columns published anonymously in the British Journal of Nursing; Books and journal articles published between 1890 and 1946; Books and journal articles published between 1947 and 2014; Theses and dissertations; Index
Control code
944528791
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 278 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781784992521
Lccn
2016301805
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
black and white illustrations (portraits)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1b3gws1
  • 100814
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)944528791

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