She gave nursing a favourable reputation and became an icon of. This book has been around a long time and is quite famous for its brevity and its boldness compared to what came before. Buy the nightingale main market by hannah, kristin isbn. Book production war economy standards logo on title page verso suggests book may have been published as late as 1948 or 1949 topics. Queens colours signed florence nightingale bauman rare. Buy a cheap copy of ever yours, florence nightingale book by florence nightingale. Nightingale, florence, 18201910, nurses nightingale 1,242 1. A widening split in the nightingale family came about because of. Explore books by florence nightingale with our selection at. A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext.
Florence nightingale nightingale, florence, 18201910 the. The life of florence nightingale by edward cook abebooks. Books by florence nightingale author of notes on nursing. In truth, i did everything i could not to write this novel.
It is not generally known, however, that nightingale was at the forefront of the religious, philosophical, and scientific though of her time. Or would you like to commemorate your own nursing career. Florence nightingale by demi nook book nook kids ebook. And yup, you guessed it thats how she got her name. For many, florence nightingale is the most famous woman of her day, second only perhaps to queen victoria. Paperback activity book to accompany vlad and the florence nightingale adventure. In a threevolume work that was never published, nightingale presented her radical spiritual views. Florence nightingale by mark bostridgeneither heroine nor harridan, florence nightingale emerges from this biography as fully rounded yet remarkable, says lucy lethbridge.
The extraordinary upbringing and curious life of miss. Florence nightingale, 18201910, english nurse, the founder of modern nursing, b. Reserve your place in the florence nightingale museum book of honour. List of books and articles about florence nightingale. Book of honourexclusive florence nightingale museum london. Celebrated and beloved by the public and her friends. The florence nightingale book by bosteridge belongs in your libary. Vera brittain, coauthored with paul berry, was selected as a book of the year. This is an exlibrary book and may have the usual libraryused book markings inside. Florence nightingale was born in florence, italy on may 12, 1820.
What it is, and what it is not by florence nightingale free ebook project gutenberg. Mar, 2012 florence nightingale 1820 1910 was a famous nurse of victorian era. See all condition definitions opens in a new window or tab. Most people know florence nightingale was a compassionate and legendary nurse, but they dont know her full story. May 01, 2004 free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Publication date 19 topics nightingale, florence, 18201910 publisher london macmillan collection.
Florence nightingale was the second of two daughters born, during an extended european honeymoon, to william edward and frances nightingale. In those days, florence was a most unusual name for a girl. Emphasising common sense and thought for the patients care in many more ways than just administering physicianprescribed medicines. Founded in 1997, has become a leading book price comparison site. In 1820, the year of nightingale s birth, there had. The book is about four victorians and florence nightingale is one.
Notes on nursing by florence nightingale free at loyal books. The book concludes with a detailed time line and a short list of further reading, but no indication of sources. Florence nightingale had been born in florence, italy, on may 12, 1820. Do you know a nurse who would like to be remembered on a page in the florence nightingale museums book of honour. Florence nightingale facts for kids national geographic kids. The life of florence nightingale by cook, edward tyas, sir, 18571919. Army sanitary administration and its reform under the late lord herbert london. This riveting biography explores the exceptional life of a woman who defied the stifling conventions of victorian society to pursue what was considered an undesirable vocation. Her parents were called william and fanny nightingale, and she had one older sister, too frances parthenope, aka pop. Click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery on orders over. Her life was dedicated to the care of the sick and war wounded and to the promotion of her vision of an effective public healthcare system. A journey to the fabled land of the arabian nights was a fantastic adventure at that time, and florence wrote long, picturesque letters to her family describing her visit and her views of the country, its history.
Florence nightingale books and biography waterstones. In the early 1850s, nightingale returned to london, where she took a nursing job in a middlesex hospital for ailing governesses. Florence nightingale is a biography that was written for children ages 48. Nightingale came to prominence while serving as a manager of nurses trained by her during the crimean war, where she organised the tending to wounded soldiers. This book shows the life of florence nightingale and how she fought for the hospital and nursing community. Florence nightingale 18201910, known as the lady with the lamp, was a british nurse, social reformer and statistician best known as the founder of modern nursing. Florence nightingale s most popular book is notes on nursing.
Nightingale came to prominence while serving as a manager and trainer of nurses during the crimean war, in which she organised care for wounded soldiers. Florence nightingales most popular book is notes on nursing. Florence nightingale was twentynine when she visited egypt in the winter of 184950 with her friends charles and selina bracebridge. Nightingales work inspired the creation of the international red cross. What it is, and what it is not issue 2072 of gerritsen collection of womens history issue 2072 of gerritsen womens history history of nursing history of science health and women history of women. During the crimean war, she and a team of nurses improved the unsanitary conditions at a british base hospital, reducing the death.
The nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by. Florence nightingale was born in the city of florence, italy on 12 may 1820. I thought this was a wonderful biography about florence nightingale. As her family traveled from england to italy, france and germany, she visited hospitals and poorhouses to teach herself and to compare healing strategies. The courageous life of the legendary nurse catherine reef. She established 1860 the nightingale school and home for training nurses in london and was the first woman awarded the british order of merit burt, biography book, 318. Gillian gill recreates the victorian era and the world in which nightingale lived for modern readers and, in keeping with the subtitle of the book, the extraordinary upbringing and curious life. Florence nightingale was born to wealthy english parents in florence, italy, and from an early age studied nursing and the care of the sick. Ever yours, florence nightingale book by florence nightingale. Florence nightingale books list of books by author florence. We personally assess every book s quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Her mother so loved the city, then the center of european gaiety, that she named her second daughter after it. Ive wanted to read a book about her for the longest time, and i found the information about.
Florence nightingale 12 may 1820 august 1910 was an english social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. Florence nightingale nightingale, florence, 18201910 online books about this author are available, as is a wikipedia article. She was the second daughter of wealthy parents her elder sister was called parthenope her mother wanted florence to marry a rich man. A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. Vlad and the florence nightingale adventure activity book. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Nov 14, 2008 w hen florence nightingale died, aged 90, in 1910, a female doctor signed the certificate that allowed the event to be recorded and registered. The life of florence nightingale paperback or softback. Dec 08, 2016 notes on nursing was published in 1859 and is a fascinating view into the theories underpinning the early development of modern nursing and public health reform by the lady with the lamp, florence nightingale. In this remarkable book, the first major biography of florence nightingale in more than fifty years, mark bostridge draws on a wealth of unpublished material, including previously unseen family papers, to throw new light on this extraordinary womans life and character. An introduction to her life and family introduces the collected works by giving an overview of nightingales life and the faith that guided it and by outlining the main social reform concerns on which she worked from her call to service at age sixteen to old age.
Florence nightingale nightingale, florence, 18201910 online books about this author are available, as is a wikipedia article nightingale, florence, 18201910. An english girl born into privilege, she grew up determined to reform hospital practices in. Please note the image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, isbn. Florence nightingale that, after voicing her idealism, she went on to sound a note of pragmatism. Posted by speakeasy news wednesday 06 may 2020 ready to use. But when research on world war ii led me to the story of a young. Florence nightingale is best known as the founder of modern nursing, a reformer in the field of public health, and a pioneer in the use of statistics. The main action of the book, however, is told in third person, following two sisters, vianne and isabelle, who live in france around 1939, on the eve of world war ii.
After she and a team of nurses managed to significantly reduce the death count by improving the appallingly unsanitary conditions at a british hospital during the crimean war, she became an authority on public sanitation issues. Florence parents hated the idea of her becoming a nurse but finally allowed her to follow her dreams. Florence nightingale was born in the city of florence, italy, on 12 may 1820 whilst her parents were enjoying a long honeymoon. This biography offers a clear, concise telling of nightingales story, illustrated with demis spare, appealing artwork. The book did exist in an individual printing about only her titled florence nightingale but i dont think it is easy to get.292 1028 368 1410 1590 157 32 154 1219 1293 1367 500 857 1608 633 815 532 595 416 1566 1589 1060 540 1374 892 414 354 421 620 1299 1122 474 55 1129 1484 756 1142 533 1035 473 483 607 678 851 430 1320