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Florence Nightingale At First Hand

by Lynn McDonald

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Florence Nightingale At First Hand

Florence Nightingale is one of the most famous figures in modern history. Yet much of what we know of her emanates from unreliable second-hand accounts, and from a misreading of the primary sources.

Florence Nightingale at First Hand by Lynn McDonald, editor of Nightingale's Collected Works, and the world's foremost Nightingale authority, aims to put this right. This is a book which reports what Florence Nightingale said and did, based on her writing, of which a massive amount survives, scattered in over two hundred archives throughout the world.

Published to commemorate the centenary of Nightingale's death, McDonald's study presents a Florence Nightingale for the twenty-first century, as an author of great style and wit, a systems thinker and pioneering public health reformer - the heroine and nurse were only the start.

Professor McDonald is the editor of the Collected Works of Florence Nightingale, a 16-volume series including much previously unpublished material, as well as her well-known books, articles and letters. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Press, Canada.

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