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Florence Nightingale, the 'Lady with the Lamp', has often been used to encourage girls to lead lives of selfless service. She was not, however, a sweet or amenable woman, and did not share the ideals of many of those who have recommended her--for example, she thought the family, so much idealized, was a dangerous trap, and noted that Christ took a similar view. She was a k ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published February 1st 1996 by Arthur James
(first published 1996)
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Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC was an English nurse, writer and statistician. She came to prominence during the Crimean War for her pioneering work in nursing, and was dubbed "The Lady with the Lamp" after her habit of making rounds at night to tend injured soldiers. Nightingale laid the foundation stone of professional nursing with the principles summarised in the book Notes on Nursing. The Nighti ...moreMore about Florence Nightingale...