“The Lady with the Lamp" contains a collection of essays and extracts from various writers concerning English social reformer, statistician, and founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale (1820–1910). Nightingale became famous during the time she served as manager and trainer of nurses during the Crimean War, giving nursing a positive reputation and becoming a Victorian culture icon. Also known as "The Lady with the Lamp", she was an accomplished writer who produced work related to medical knowledge. This vintage collection offers a unique insight into the life and work of Florence Nightingale and is highly recommended for those with an interest in nursing and the history thereof. Contents include: “Florence Nightingale, by Lytton Strachey”, “Florence Nightingale, by Millicent Fawcett”, “Santa Filomena, by H. W. Longfellow”, “Florence Nightingale, by M. B. Synge”, “Florence Nightingale, by Hamilton Wright Mabie And Kate Stephens”, “An Angel Of Mercy — Florence Nightingale, by David Wasgatt Clark”, “Florence Nightingale, by Linda Richards, America's First Trained Nurse”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.
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