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Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Helen Sweet and Sue Hawkins


Colonial Caring covers over a century of colonial nursing by nurses from a wide range of countries including: Denmark, Britain, USA, Holland and Italy; with the colonised countries including South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Ethiopia, Nigeria, India, Indonesia (Dutch East Indies) and the Danish West Indies. It presents unique perspectives from which to interrogate colonialism and post-colonialism including aspects of race, cultural difference and implications of warfare and politics upon nursing. Viewing nursing’s development under colonial and post-colonial rule reveals different faces of ... More

Keywords: Colonial, Post-colonial, Nursing, Race, Gender, Politics, Culture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780719099700
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Helen Sweet, editor
University of London

Sue Hawkins, editor