New Directions in the History of Nursing: International Perspectives

By Barbara Mortimer; Susan McGann | Go to book overview
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Contents
Acknowledgementsxi
Contributorsxii
Forewordxv
1Introduction: the history of nursing: yesterday, today and tomorrow
BARBARA MORTIMER 1
The background1
Women's history5
Gender6
Professionalization8
An international agenda: race and ethnicity9
Education and knowledge10
Nursing and the military11
The history of caring11
Sources13
Conclusion14
Notes16
2Ethical lives in the early nineteenth century: nursing and a history of caring
JULIA HALLAM 22
Working with (auto)biographies23
The ethics of care25
The context of caring27
Nursing knowledge, skills and caring30
Conclusion34
Notes37

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