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The Resource Heroines of Mercy Street : the real nurses of the Civil War, Pamela D. Toler ; [foreword by Ridley Scott]

Heroines of Mercy Street : the real nurses of the Civil War, Pamela D. Toler ; [foreword by Ridley Scott]

Label
Heroines of Mercy Street : the real nurses of the Civil War
Title
Heroines of Mercy Street
Title remainder
the real nurses of the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Pamela D. Toler ; [foreword by Ridley Scott]
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Tells the true stories of the nurses at Mansion House, the Alexandria, Virginia hotel turned wartime hospital, and the setting for the PBS show Mercy Street"--
  • The nurses of the Civil War ushered in a new era for medicine in the midst of tremendous hardship. Toler tells the true stories of the nurses at Mansion House, the Alexandria, Virginia hotel turned wartime hospital. Women like Dorothea Dix, Mary Phinney, and Anne Reading saw casualties on a scale Americans had never seen before, and working conditions were abysmal-- but they met the challenges every step of the way
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Biography type
collective biography
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YDXCP
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Mercy Street (Television program)
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Toler, Pamela D
Dewey number
973.775
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E621
LC item number
.T65 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Scott, Ridley
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  • Dix, Dorothea Lynde
  • Olnhausen, Mary Phinney von
  • Reading, Anne
  • Nurses
  • United States
Label
Heroines of Mercy Street : the real nurses of the Civil War, Pamela D. Toler ; [foreword by Ridley Scott]
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Copyright
Note
""Companion to Mercy Street on PBS"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-274) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dorothea Dix goes to war -- The army is unprepared -- Volunteers -- Nurses on the hospital transport ships -- Arriving at Mansion House Hospital -- Learning by experience -- Becoming indispensable -- Leaving Mansion house Hospital -- Reporting back to duty -- After the war -- Afterword: a different viewpoint
Control code
ocn923649614
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 287 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316392075
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015953905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)923649614
Label
Heroines of Mercy Street : the real nurses of the Civil War, Pamela D. Toler ; [foreword by Ridley Scott]
Publication
Copyright
Note
""Companion to Mercy Street on PBS"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-274) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dorothea Dix goes to war -- The army is unprepared -- Volunteers -- Nurses on the hospital transport ships -- Arriving at Mansion House Hospital -- Learning by experience -- Becoming indispensable -- Leaving Mansion house Hospital -- Reporting back to duty -- After the war -- Afterword: a different viewpoint
Control code
ocn923649614
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 287 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316392075
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015953905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)923649614

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