Florence Nightingale: Mystic, Visionary, Healer

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Springhouse Corporation, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 440 pages
This title discusses a scientist, philosopher, visionary, mystic, healer, reformer, activist, feminist, politician. This lavishly illustrated biography celebrates the life and work of Florence Nightingale on the 100th anniversary of her death. With meticulous scholarship, the author documents the struggles and achievements of a woman who defied the conventions and standards of Victorian England to blaze her own path. This title features archival photographs, drawings, letters, maps, and a riveting narrative that create a portrait of this complex, larger than life woman who is still a source of inspiration today. It offers an introduction and preface commemorating her life and work on the 100th anniversary of her death. It is a comprehensive biography of the founder of modern nursing and her impact on all aspects of health care. It also offers an epilogue with images from the Florence Nightingale Museum and information on the Nightingale Global Initiative.

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