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Title First World War nursing : new perspectives / edited by Alison S. Fell and Christine E. Hallett
Published New York : Routledge, 2013
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Series Routledge studies in modern history ; 11
Routledge studies in modern history ; 11
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction: New Perspectives on First World War Nursing; Notes; Part I: National Identities; 1. Making Sister Julie: The Origin of First World War French Nursing Heroines in Franco-Prussian War Stories; Notes; 2. "Beacons of Britishness": British Nurses and Female Doctors as Prisoners of War; Notes; 3. "I Begin to Feel as a Normal Being Should, in Spite of the Blood and Anguish in Which I Move": American Women's First World War Nursing Memoirs; Introduction: The American Mission
Nations Remembering NursesNurses Remembering Nurses; Remembering the First World War Nurse in Popular Culture; Notes; Bibliography; Contributors; Index
The Professional World of the Trained NurseMilitary Nursing and Emotional Boundaries; Conclusion: Overlapping Worlds; Notes; 6. A Sister's War: The Diaries of Alice Slythe; Becoming Sister Slythe; Base; Closer to the Front; Conclusion: Becoming Mrs. Alment; Notes; Part III: Nurse as Witness; 7. Negotiating Injury and Masculinity in First World War Nurses' Writing; Notes; 8. The Theater of Pain: Observing Mary Borden in The Forbidden Zone; Acknowledgment; Notes; 9. Cubist Vision in Nursing Accounts; Notes; Afterword: Remembering the First World War Nurse in Britain and France
The Spectacle of the European War"Nobody is a Spectator": America Enters the War; Blood and Anguish; Beyond the Armistice; Conclusion: The First World War and its American Legacy; Notes; Part II: Professional Identities; 4. "All for the Boys": The Nurse-Patient Relationship of Australian Army Nurses in the First World War; War Nursing; Professional Intimacy; Power; Trust; Empathy; Respect; Notes; 5. "Emotional Nursing": Involvement, Engagement, and Detachment in the Writings of First World War Nurses and VADs; The Emotional World of the First World War VAD
Summary This book brings together a collection of works by scholars who have produced some of the most innovative and influential work on the topic of First World War nursing in the last ten years. The contributors employ an interdisciplinary collaborative approach that takes into account multiple facets of Allied wartime nursing: historical contexts (history of the profession, recruitment, teaching, different national socio-political contexts), popular cultural stereotypes (in propaganda, popular culture) and longstanding gender norms (woman-as-nurturer). They draw on a wide range of hitherto negl
Notes "Simultaneously published in the UK"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject World War (1914-1918)
Military nursing -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Military nursing -- History -- 20th century
Nurses -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Nurses -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care -- Sources
World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care
World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, Female -- Sources
World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, Female
HISTORY -- Military -- World War I.
Medical care.
Military nursing.
Military participation -- Female.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Fell, Alison S., 1971-
Hallett, Christine E
ISBN 0203448928