New Directions in the History of Nursing: International Perspectives


This collection of essays reflects the current interdisciplinary and international nature of the history of nursing scholarship. The book addresses the issues of professionalism within nursing, the social and ethical issues which are woven into the relationship between the nurse/midwife and her patient/client, the trans-cultural dimensions nurses create when they move from one culture to another and the recent developments in historiography. covering a range from the 18th century to the 20th this book draws on research from eleven different countries.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Barbara Mortimer
  • Julia Hallam
  • Sigrun Hvalvik
  • Christine E. Hallett
  • Aya Homei
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2004


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