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Nurse Writers of the Great War

Christine E. Hallett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992521
eISBN:
9781526104342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The First World War was the first ‘total war’. Its industrial weaponry damaged millions of men, and drove whole armies underground into dangerously unhealthy trenches. Many were killed. Others ... More


Honnor Morten

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Honnor Morten. At the age of twenty-seven, she took nurse's training at the London Hospital and eventually received a midwifery diploma from the London Obstetrical Society. ... More


Feminine missionary medical professionalism and secular medical feminists, 1880–1927

Tim Allender

in Learning Femininity In Colonial India, 1820-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085796
eISBN:
9781526104298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085796.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines how missionary education feminised medical learning outcomes in India. Male medical colleges in each major Indian province were citadels that were cleverly infiltrated by female ... More


Negotiating nursing: British Army sisters and soldiers in the Second World War

Jane Brooks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526119063
eISBN:
9781526138811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119063.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Negotiating nursing explores how the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (Q.A.s) salvaged men within the sensitive gender negotiations of what should and could constitute nursing work ... More


Working in a world of hurt: Trauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

Carol Acton and Jane Potter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090363
eISBN:
9781781708965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090363.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Working in a World of Hurt uncovers and analyses the range of responses to psychological trauma by male and female medical personnel in wartime in the 20th and early 21st centuries. Until now, ... More


Mental health nursing: The working lives of paid carers, 1800s-1900s

Anne Borsay and Pamela Dale (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096938
eISBN:
9781781708637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096938.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book seeks to integrate the history of mental health nursing with the wider history of institutional and community care for people experiencing mental illness and/or living with a learning ... More


Design of Present-Day Epidemiologic Studies of Physical Activity and Health

I-Min Lee and Ralph S. Paffenbarger Jr.

in Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195183009
eISBN:
9780199865116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an in-depth discussion of two large, present-day prospective cohort studies—one in men (the Harvard Alumni Health Study) and one in women (the Nurses' Health Study)—that have ... More


The Nurses’ Registration Act, 1919

Debbie Palmer

in Who cared for the carers?: A history of the occupational health of nurses, 1880-1948

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090875
eISBN:
9781781707043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090875.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the Nurses’ Registration Act of 1919. This is an important episode in the history of the health of nurses because it was an opportunity for state legislation to regulate nurses’ ... More


Lady amateurs and gentleman professionals: emergency nursing in the Indian Mutiny

Sam Goodman

in Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Indian Rebellion (1857) occupies a central position in the mythology of late nineteenth-century British history. The shock throughout British colonial society was expressed through a medium ... More


Training the ‘natives’ as nurses in Australia: so what went wrong?

Odette Best

in Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Relatively few Indigenous Australians work as nurses, midwives, doctors or other health professionals yet they face the poorest health outcomes of any population group in Australia, with ... More


Changes in nursing and mission in post-colonial Nigeria

Barbra Mann Wall

in Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter analyses shifting dynamics within medical missionary work in Nigeria, from support for British colonialism to humanitarianism. It explores Irish Catholic missionaries as nurses, midwives ... More


Conclusion

Christine E. Hallett

in Nurse Writers of the Great War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992521
eISBN:
9781526104342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Nurses’ First World War memoirs offer significant insights into the suffering endured by the war’s wounded and document the power of professional nursing in alleviating such suffering. They reveal ... More


Introduction

Christine E. Hallett

in Nurse Writers of the Great War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992521
eISBN:
9781526104342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

First World War memoirs were a powerful and influential genre of life writings, but most were written by combatants. This book contributes to the, as yet, limited literature on the writings of ... More


Nursing presence

Jane Brooks

in Negotiating nursing: British Army sisters and soldiers in the Second World War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526119063
eISBN:
9781526138811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119063.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Military success in war was contingent on men sustaining a determination to fight. Persuading men to continue fighting or returning them to combat after illness or injury depended on maintaining ... More


“She Is a Member of the 23rd”: Lucy Nichols and the Community of the Civil War Regiment

Barbara A. Gannon

in This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823245680
eISBN:
9780823252664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245680.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In 1915, when Lucy Nichols died, her passing was noted in the New York Times obituary section; this represented quite an honor for an illiterate former-slave. She was given this honor because she had ... More


Treating the sick poor: a quantitative overview

Steven King

in Sickness, medical welfare and the English poor, 1750-1834

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526129000
eISBN:
9781526138859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129000.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter provides a quantitative overview of the scale and complexion of medical welfare for the period 1750-1834. It focuses on the records of 117 parishes across seven English counties, ... More


Medical people

Steven King

in Sickness, medical welfare and the English poor, 1750-1834

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526129000
eISBN:
9781526138859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129000.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on one aspect of spending, that on ‘medical people’. In particular it looks at doctors, nurses and so-called irregular healers on a spectrum from bonesetters, lay healers and to ... More


Nursing work and nurses’ space in the Second World War: a gendered construction

Jane Brooks

in Negotiating nursing: British Army sisters and soldiers in the Second World War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526119063
eISBN:
9781526138811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119063.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The introduction contextualises the Second World War and the position of nurses within it. It argues that the developments in weapons’ manufacture and transport technologies created a war in which ... More


‘In the beginning was the word; and to that it came back in the long run’:: Briony Tallis and Atonement1

Natasha Alden

in Reading behind the lines: Postmemory in contemporary British war fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088933
eISBN:
9781781706367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088933.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Explores McEwan’s use of historical source material in ‘Atonement’, focussing on how he used memoirs, letters and the Imperial War Museum archives to explore the lives of soldiers and nurses. ... More


Nurse or Soldier?: White Male Nurses and World War II

Charissa J. Threat

in Nursing Civil Rights: Gender and Race in the Army Nurse Corps

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039201
eISBN:
9780252097249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039201.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines how World War II provided an opportunity for white male nurses to mount a campaign to integrate the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) as part of their larger strategy for equality within ... More


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