E-BOOK
Title In the company of nurses : the history of the British Army Nursing Service in the Great War / Yvonne McEwen.
Imprint Edinburgh, Scotland : Edinburgh University Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 237 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-222) and index.
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Print version record.
Subject Great Britain. Army. Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps -- History.
Great Britain. Army. Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps.
World War (1914-1918)
Great Britain Army. Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps.
Gro├čbritannien
World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care -- Great Britain.
Nurses -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Military nursing -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain.
Military Nursing -- history.
World War I.
United Kingdom.
1900-1999
Genre History.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Book I In the Lap of the Gods -- 1. Magic, Miracles and Myth: The Genesis of Military Nursing -- Book II The Wrath of the Gods -- 2. Did the Conflict Breed Conflict? The Politics of Caregiving 1914 -- 3. Lies, 'Limelighters' and Nursing in the Land of Troy -- 4. The Scandal of Battles and a Battle with Scandals -- 5. Casualties, Consolidation and Cameos of War -- Book III In the House of the Gods -- 6. Daughters of Arete.
Summary Constructed from unpublished official and unofficial documents, letters and diaries of the time, this important volume tells the much-neglected story of the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) during the First World War. Addresses the professional, personal and political consequences that arose for nurses in the pivotal years from 1914 to 1918.--Provided by publisher.
Other Title Print version: McEwen, Yvonne. In the company of nurses. Edinburgh, Scotland : Edinburgh University Press, [2014] 9780748679119
Other Title History of the British Army Nursing Service in the Great War