The life of Florence Nightingale

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Published by Macmillan in New York .

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  • Nightingale, Florence, -- 1820-1910,,
  • Nurses -- Biography.

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Statementby Sir Edward Cook.
SeriesAdelaide Nutting historical nursing collection -- AN 0403.
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Pagination2 v. in 1
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Open LibraryOL16551753M

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Middle school book describing Florence Nightingale's entire life. Her greatest notoriety was her nursing during the Crimean war.

She had to overcome much discrimination to become a nurse. It was not considered an honorable profession. She changed the worlds view on the nursing profession/5. The Life of Florence Nightingale Lea Hurst, the summer home of the Nightingale family Florence Nightingale was born in to wealthy English parents traveling in Florence, Italy.

Both Florence and her sister were named after the Italian cities in which they were born – her sister Parthenope was born in Naples and given the Greek name for its ancient city. The Life of Florence Nightingale book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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"The Life of Florence Nightingale - Volume II" from Edward Tyas Cook. English journalist, biographer, and man of letters ().Price: $   Nightingale was born in in Florence, Italy, to a wealthy family.

According to Biography, her mother, Frances, was from an elite family of merchants, and her father, William Edward Nightingale, was an affluent landowner.

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel. Florence Nightingale became a common household name due to her part in the Crimean War, which lasted from to InFlorence had returned to London from Germany and began serving as an unpaid superintendent of an organization for gentlewomen suffering from illness and did so for a year.

When the war broke out inSidney Herbert, the Secretary of War, recruited Florence and Florence Nightingale, famous for her work as a nurse and social reformer, was born years ago on 12 May This is the first of a two-part blog exploring the records at The National Archives that shine a light on her incredible life; from birth through to her nursing endeavours in the Crimea War and beyond.

Life After the Lamp – Facts About the Second Half of Florence Nightingale’s Life. In Florence Nightingale wrote a book about caring for the sick called Notes on Nursing. Florence Nightingale was convinced that all nurses should be properly trained, and in she set up the Nightingale Training School (for nurses) at St Thomas’s.

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The Life, Nursing, and Mathematics of Florence Nightingale Florence Nightingale is famously known as “The Lady with the Lamp” for her watchful eye at night, solely looking in on sick soldiers while her forty other nurses remained comfortably away from the hospital (Tunstall, ).

Florence Nightingale Biography – Early Life. Florence Nightingale was the younger of two children. Nightingale’s affluent British family belonged to elite social circles.

Her mother, Frances Nightingale, hailed from a family of merchants and took pride in socializing with people of prominent social standing.

Florence Nightingale was born in the city of Florence, Italy, on 12 May whilst her parents were enjoying a long honeymoon. And yup, you guessed it – that’s how she got her name.

Her parents were called William and Fanny Nightingale, and she had one older sister, too – Frances Parthenope, AKA ‘Pop’. William Nightingale was a wealthy banker and was able to provide his family with a very.

Florence Nightingale had been born in Florence, Italy, on Her mother so loved the city, then the center of European gaiety, that she named her second daughter after it. In those days, Flor-ence was a most unusual name for a girl.

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