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The Resource Heroines of Mercy Street

Heroines of Mercy Street

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Heroines of Mercy Street
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Heroines of Mercy Street
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A look at the lives of the real nurses depicted in the PBS show Mercy Street and their Civil War struggles.Heroines of Mercy Street tells the true stories of the nurses at the Mansion House of Alexandria, Virginia, a mansion turned war-time hospital and setting for the new PBS drama Mercy Street. Among the Union soldiers, doctors, wounded men from both sides, freed slaves, politicians, speculators, and spies who passed through the hospital in the crossroads of the Civil War, were nurses who gave their time freely and willingly to save lives and aid the wounded. These women saw casualties on a scale Americans had never seen before, and medicine was at a turning point. Heroines of Mercy Street follows the lives of women like Dorothea Dix, Mary Phinney, Anne Reading, and more before, during, and after their epic struggle in Alexandria and reveals their personal contributions to this astounding period in the advancement of medicine
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  • Toler, Pamela D., PhD
  • Toren, Suzanne
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Medical
  • Nonfiction
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Heroines of Mercy Street
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9781478910497
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Label
Heroines of Mercy Street
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
OVERDRIVE:06f035ce-1ca7-477b-b2eb-2c2537854795
Dimensions
not applicable
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781478910497
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Special playback characteristics
unknown
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  • other
  • remote
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unknown
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not applicable
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not applicable

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