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First World War nursing : new perspectives / edited by Alison S. Fell and Christine E. Hallett.

  • Fell, Alison S., 1971-
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New York ; London : Routledge, 2013.

Physical description

vi, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.


"Simultaneously published in the UK"--Title page verso.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Introduction: New perspectives on First World War nursing / Christine E. Hallett and Alison S. Fell -- Making Sister Julie: the origin of First World War French nursing heroines in Franco-Prussian war stories / Margaret H. Darrow -- "Beacons of Britishness": British nurses and female doctors as prisoners of war / Angela K. Smith -- "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 / Jane Potter -- "All for the boys": the nurse-patient relationship of Australian army nurses in the First World War / Kirsty Harris -- "Emotional nursing": involvement, engagement and detachment in the writings of First World War nurses and VADs / Christine E. Hallett -- A sister's war: the diaries of Alice Slythe / Janet S. K. Watson -- Negotiating injury and masculinity in First World War nurses' writing / Carol Acton -- The theater of pain: observing Mary Borden in The forbidden zone / Hazel Hutchison -- Cubist vision in nursing accounts / Margaret R. Higonnet -- Afterword: Remembering the First World War nurse in Britain and France / Alison S. Fell.


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  • 9780415832052
  • 0415832055