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Nurse Writers of the Great War$
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Christine E. Hallett

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781784992521

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.001.0001

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American nurses in Europe

American nurses in Europe

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(p.124) 5 American nurses in Europe
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Nurse Writers of the Great War
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Christine E. Hallett

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.003.0005

Women such as Julia Stimson and Helen Dore Boylston were motivated by both a desire for travel and adventure and a wish to prove themselves as professional women. They met the challenge of wartime nursing service, and the sometimes-chauvinistic responses of medical men to their presence in the ‘zone of the armies’, with a combination of diplomacy and indifference.

Keywords:   Julia Stimson, Finding Themselves, Helen Dore Boylston, Sister: Diary of a War Nurse, American Army Nurse Corps

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