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Nursing History Review, Volume 11, 2003

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Nursing History Review, Volume 11, 2003

SKU# 9780826114785

Official Publication of the American Association for the History of Nursing


  • Patricia D’Antonio RN, PhD, FAAN
  • Barbra Wall Book Rev Editor

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Nursing History Review, an annual peer-reviewed publication of the American Association for the History of Nursing, is a showcase for the most significant current research on nursing history. Regular sections include scholarly articles, over a dozen book reviews of the best publications on nursing and health care history that have appeared in the past year, and a section abstracting new doctoral dissertations on nursing history. Historians, researchers, and individuals fascinated with the rich field of nursing will find this an important resource.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date September 26, 2002
  • Page Count 232
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826114785
  • EISBN 9780826114532

Table of Contents 

    Editor’s Notes, Patricia D’Antonio
  1. “A Real Tone”: Professionalizing Nursing in Nineteenth-Century London, Carol Helmstadter
  2. Midwifery and the Construction of an Image in Nineteenth-Century Brazil, Maria Lucia Mott
  3. Science and Ritual: The Hospital as Medical and Sacred Space, 1865-1920, Barbra Mann Wall
  4. Nuns and GUNS: Holy War at Georgetown, 1903-1947, Alma S. Woolley
  5. “Trained Brains are Better Than Trained Muscles”: Scientific Management and Canadian Nurses, 1910-1939, Cynthia Toman
  6. From Weakling to Fighter: Changing the Image of Premature Infants, Elizabeth A. Reedy
  7. The Nadir of Nursing: Nurse-Perpetrators of the Ravensbruck Concentration Camp, Susan Benedict
  8. Mennonite Nurses in World War II: Maintaining the Thread of Pacifism in Nursing, Ann Graber Hershberger
  9. Sparks to Wildfires: The Emergence and Impact of Nurse Practitioner Education at Virginia Commonwealth University, 1947-1991, Rita A. Seeger Jablonski

  10. Review Essay
  11. Review Essay: Reality and Representation in Reproductive Technologies
    • Bodies of Technology: Women’s Involvement With Reproductive Medicine, edited by Ann Rudinow Saetnan, Nelly Oudshoorn and Marta Kirejczyk
    • Cyborg Babies: From Techno-Sex to Techno-Tots, edited by Robbie Davis-Floyd and Joseph Dumit
    • Playing Dolly: Technocultural Formations, Fantasies, and Fictions of Assisted Reproduction, edited by E. Ann Kaplan and Susan Squiet; Reviewer: Margarete Sandelowski
    Book Reviews
  12. Making the Body Beautiful: A Cultural History of Aesthetic Surgery, Sander L. Gilman; Reviewer: Brigid Lusk
  13. The People’s Doctors: Samuel Thomson and the American Botanical Movement, 1790-1860, John S. Haller, Jr.; Reviewer: Karol K. Weaver
  14. Spreading Germs: Disease Theories and Medical Practice in Britain, 1865-1900, Michael Worboys; Reviewer: Helen Sweet
  15. The Rise of Caring Power: Elizabeth Fry and Josephine Butler in Britain and the Netherlands, Annemieke van Drenth and Francisca de Haan; Reviewer: Geertje Boschma
  16. Out of the Dead House: Nineteenth-Century Women Physicians and the Writing of Medicine, Susan Wells; Reviewer: Mary P. Tarbox
  17. Say Little, Do Much: Nurses, Nuns, and Hospitals in the Nineteenth-Century, Sioban Nelson; Reviewer: Linda E. Sabin
  18. A Social History of Wet Nursing in America: From Breast to Bottle, Janet Golden; Reviewer: Barbara M. Brodie
  19. No Place Like Home: A History of Nursing and Home Care in the United States, Karen Buhler-Wilkerson; Reviewer: Diane Hamilton
  20. Bodies and Souls: Politics and Professionalization of Nursing in France 1880-1922, Katrin Schultheiss; Reviewer: Sioban Nelson
  21. It Took Courage, Compassion, and Curiosity: Recollections and Writings of Leaders in Cancer Nursing: 1890-1970, Judith Bon Johnson, Susan B. Baird, and Laura J. Hilderley; Reviewer: Shirley M. Gullo
  22. Mr. Jefferson’s Nurses: University of Virginia School of Nursing, 1901-1001, Barbara M. Brodie; Reviewer: Marilyn E. Flood
  23. As We See Ourselves: Jewish Women in Nursing, Evelyn Rose Benson; Reviewer: Barbara L. Brush
  24. Sisters in Sorrow: Voices of Care in the Holocast, Roger A. Ritvo and Diane M. Plotkin; Reviewer: Ellen Ben-Sefer
  25. Cadet Nurse Stories: The Call For and Responses of Women During World War II, Thelma M. Robinson and Paulie M. Perry; Reviewer: Signe S. Cooper
  26. Breaking the Glass Ceiling – The Stories of Three Caribbean Nurses, Jocelyn Hezekiah; Reviewer: Eleanor K. Herrmann
  27. New Dissertations