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Nursing the Media: Social Leadership in the Crimean and English Hospitals

KEITH KEITH

in The Arts of Leadership

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter focuses on the social leaders of the nineteenth century in the particular garb of Florence Nightingale. Though she was only a leader of a relatively small and informal organization of ... More


Liberal Anglicans: Florence Nightingale and the Bible

Timothy Larsen

in A People of One Book: The Bible and the Victorians

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199570096
eISBN:
9780191725661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570096.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Biblical Studies

Florence Nightingale is famous for contribution to the development of the profession of nursing. Religiously, she was a liberal Anglican who rejected numerous traditional Christian doctrines ... More


A Wider War

Suellen Hoy

in Chasing Dirt: The American Pursuit of Cleanliness

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111286
eISBN:
9780199854011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111286.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

When the Civil War erupted, sanitarians found a national laboratory in which to test their theories and apply their principles. Determined to keep away diseases and to slow down death rates, women ... More


Chasing Dirt: The American Pursuit of Cleanliness

Suellen Hoy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111286
eISBN:
9780199854011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111286.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Americans in the early 19th century were, as one foreign traveler bluntly put it, “filthy, bordering on the beastly.” Yet gradually this changed, and today Americans are known for their obsession ... More


Searching for Salome

Sujani K. Reddy

in Nursing and Empire: Gendered Labor and Migration from India to the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625072
eISBN:
9781469625096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625072.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter excavates the largely lost histories of the first Indian nursing assistants within female medical missions. It focuses on evidence related to the figure of Salome, Ida Sophia Scudder's ... More


Reparative Soldiering and its Limits: Cultures of Male Care-Giving

Holly Furneaux

in Military Men of Feeling: Emotion, Touch, and Masculinity in the Crimean War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198737834
eISBN:
9780191801402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737834.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Soldier orderlies provided the majority of nursing during the Crimean War, a history eclipsed by the legacy of Florence Nightingale. This chapter considers the emotional histories of male military ... More


The Arts of Leadership

Keith Grint

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Leadership is still much discussed, studied, and sought after, even though we now live in supposedly more democratic times with flatter organizations and empowered employees. But how can we best ... More


Health services research and epidemiology

Kerr L. White

in The Development of Modern Epidemiology: Personal reports from those who were there

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198569541
eISBN:
9780191724077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter illustrates the importance of sound epidemiology to the improvement and development of medical care and health services, starting with the contributions of Florence Nightingale in the ... More


Medical New Women I: Nurses

Lena Wånggren

in Gender, Technology and the New Woman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474416269
eISBN:
9781474434645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416269.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The fin de siècle involved not only a technological modernity, but also a medical modernity: the position of the nurse changed, female doctors set up practice, and new medical technologies and ... More


The 19th century

Keith Hannabuss

in Oxford Figures: Eight Centuries of the Mathematical Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681976
eISBN:
9780191761737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681976.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter surveys the development of mathematics in Oxford throughout the 19th century. This was a period of major change in the University, with the institution of written examinations, the ... More


Ancient Egypt in Nineteenth-Century Art, Photography, and Literature

Jason Thompson

in Wonderful Things: A History of Egyptology: 1: From Antiquity to 1881

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774165993
eISBN:
9781617976520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165993.003.0013
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Ancient Egypt was an irresistibly alluring attraction for nineteenth-century artists, photographers, and writers. Many artists strove to record the monuments as accurately as possible, and for purely ... More


Nursing: What It Is and What It Is Not

James Kelly

in Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451683
eISBN:
9780801467653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451683.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this chapter, the author talks about what nursing is and what it is not. He begins by citing Florence Nightingale's 1859 book Notes on Nursing, subtitled What It Is and What It Is Not. It was ... More


Introduction

Maria H. Frawley

in Invalidism and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261201
eISBN:
9780226261225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261225.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Responding to an admirer who had written to ask after her health, Florence Nightingale once wrote, “I am an incurable invalid, entirely a prisoner of my bed (except during a periodical migration) and ... More


Jokes and quotes

Steve Selvin

in The Joy of Statistics: A Treasury of Elementary Statistical Tools and their Applications

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198833444
eISBN:
9780191872280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833444.003.0027
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Applied Mathematics

Essentially presents what the title indicates. Also included are a variety of jokes about statistics and statisticians as well as a bit of statistical history describing the important contributions ... More


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