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Published: 01 August 2018

248 Pages | 12 black & white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526119063

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Negotiating nursing

British Army sisters and soldiers in the Second World War

First Edition

Jane Brooks

Published by Manchester University Press

Nursing History and Humanities MUP

  • Contributes to our understanding of the position of women in the conflict as we approach the 80th anniversary of the declaration of the Second World War
  • Endorsed by the Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps and its Heritage Association
  • Using personal testimonies and images, the book offers a unique perspective of British women allowed on the frontline in the Second World War
  • Demonstrates the significant impact of the work of female nurses in recovering combatants and provides a unique analysis of their capabilities when given the opportunity for autonomous and courageous practice

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