Journals Higher Education

$34.95

Hardcover

This item is not yet published. It is available for pre-orders and will ship on 28 September 2014

384 Pages | 15 illus.

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198703693


Bookseller Code (1A)

Veiled Warriors

Allied Nurses of the First World War

Christine E. Hallett

  • The real story of allied nursing in the First World War
  • A compelling account of nurses' wartime experiences and their vital contribution to the allied cause
  • Challenges the popular mythology of nurses as 'romantic heroines' to reveal the more complex and absorbing story that lies beneath
  • Encompasses the experiences of British, Dominion, French, Russian, and American nurses
  • Covers both Eastern and Western Fronts, as well as the Eastern Mediterranean theatre of war
  • Highlights the twofold nature of the nurses' battle: to win both the war itself and a more powerful voice for women in the post-war world
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