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First World War Nursing.

By: Fell, Alison S.
Contributor(s): Hallett, Christine E.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Studies in Modern History: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (468 p.).ISBN: 9781134626922.Subject(s): 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, FemaleGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: First World War Nursing: Visions and RevisionsDDC classification: 940.4/75 | 940.475 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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
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
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
Nations Remembering NursesNurses Remembering Nurses; Remembering the First World War Nurse in Popular Culture; Notes; Bibliography; Contributors; Index
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
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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

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

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

Nations Remembering NursesNurses Remembering Nurses; Remembering the First World War Nurse in Popular Culture; Notes; Bibliography; Contributors; Index

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

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Alison S. Fell is Professor of French Cultural History at the University of Leeds. She has published widely on French and British women and the First World War, including two edited volumes: (with Ingrid Sharp) The Women's Movement in Wartime: International Perspectives 1914-1919 (Palgrave, 2007) and Les Femmes face à la guerre (Peter Lang, 2009). She is currently completing a monograph, Back to the Front: Women as Veterans in France and Britain, 1916-33, and is leading an AHRC-funded research project entitled "Legacies of War 1914-18/2014-18."

Christine E. Hallett is Professor of Nursing History at the University of Manchester, UK. She is Chair of the UK Association for the History of Nursing and was Founding Chair of the European Association for the History of Nursing. Professor Hallett holds Fellowships of the Royal Society of Medicine, UK and the Royal Society for the Arts, UK. Her publications include the critically-acclaimed monograph, Containing Trauma: Nursing Work in the First World War (Manchester University Press, 2009) and the popular Celebrating Nurses: A Visual History (Fil Rouge Press, 2010).

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