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The social exploits and behaviour of nurses during the Anglo-Boer War, 1899–19021

Charlotte Dale

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/9780719099700.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

At the commencement of the Second Anglo-Boer War the small cohort of nurses available for service in South Africa were insufficient to meet the demands inherent with the exigencies of modern warfare ... More


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Carol Acton and Jane Potter

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090363
eISBN:
9781781708965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090363.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In the history of war, and especially in discussions of the psychological trauma that can result from constant exposure to war induced injury and death, the experience of medical personnel is ... More


Bandage Wallahs and St John’s Men: British military medicine before the First World War

Jessica Meyer

in An Equal Burden: The Men of the Royal Army Medical Corps in the First World War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198824169
eISBN:
9780191862762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824169.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter surveys the formation and reformation of the British Army Medical Services in the period from the Crimean War to the outbreak of the First World War. It locates the social and political ... More


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