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Mending Bodies, Saving Souls: A History of Hospitals

Mending Bodies, Saving Souls: A History of Hospitals 192 Book Reviews Overall, the posirive acrrib ures of All This Hell predominate. Irs narrower focus resulrs in a highly detai led narrative char appears factual and accurate. fts ill ustrations are numerous and certainly superb. Irs inclusion of context is adequate. However, it, too, only documents sources of actual quotes, noc ideas, in irs endnotes, a source of fruscrarion for history scholars. Furthermo re, it offers little in che way of analytic though c. Themes, as such, are neirher identified no r developed. While neither They Called Them Angels nor All This Hell meet the rigorous criteria our new methodological age demands, rhey are so lid, creditable examp les of military nursing history aimed arrhe general populace. Elizabeth M. Norman's We BandofAngdsrcmains the "gold s tandard" of rigorous research into and careful anaysis of the experiences of\XIorld War 11 military nurses. Bm borh They Called Them Angels and All This HelL contain valuable informacion and deserve to be read by rhose interested in the fascinating stories of military nurses. MARY T. SARNECKY, DNSc, RN Conrracr Hisrorian Office of Medical Hisrory, Office of rhe Surgeon General , U.S. Army 6953 Dusry Rose Place Carlsbad, CA 92009 By Guenter B. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nursing History Review Springer Publishing

Mending Bodies, Saving Souls: A History of Hospitals

Nursing History Review , Volume 10 (1): 3 – Jan 1, 2002

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Springer Publishing
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1062-8061
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1938-1913
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10.1891/1062-8061.10.1.192
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192 Book Reviews Overall, the posirive acrrib ures of All This Hell predominate. Irs narrower focus resulrs in a highly detai led narrative char appears factual and accurate. fts ill ustrations are numerous and certainly superb. Irs inclusion of context is adequate. However, it, too, only documents sources of actual quotes, noc ideas, in irs endnotes, a source of fruscrarion for history scholars. Furthermo re, it offers little in che way of analytic though c. Themes, as such, are neirher identified no r developed. While neither They Called Them Angels nor All This Hell meet the rigorous criteria our new methodological age demands, rhey are so lid, creditable examp les of military nursing history aimed arrhe general populace. Elizabeth M. Norman's We BandofAngdsrcmains the "gold s tandard" of rigorous research into and careful anaysis of the experiences of\XIorld War 11 military nurses. Bm borh They Called Them Angels and All This HelL contain valuable informacion and deserve to be read by rhose interested in the fascinating stories of military nurses. MARY T. SARNECKY, DNSc, RN Conrracr Hisrorian Office of Medical Hisrory, Office of rhe Surgeon General , U.S. Army 6953 Dusry Rose Place Carlsbad, CA 92009 By Guenter B.

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Nursing History ReviewSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 2002

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