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In the Service of Life: The Story of Elsie Inglis and the Scottish Women's Hospitals

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Paperback, 274 pages
Published May 16th 1994 by Mercat Press
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Debbie Robson
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For someone wanting to know all about the Scottish Women’s Hospitals – this is the perfect book. Leneman has written a fair and unbiased account of this wonderful organization. The author charts the start of the organization,the highs and the lows. She also highlights the difficulties faced by the organization having two committees – one in Scotland and one in London, which often created miscommunications and misunderstanding. I found it fascinating too, how quite a few committee members really ...more
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Her first career was as a stage actress in New York. Leah then wrote Vegan cookery books, before studying at the University of Edinburgh, obtaining a degree in history followed by doctoral research on social life on the Atholl estate in the eighteenth century

Her focus was on women’s history and Scottish history.

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