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Volume 9: Florence Nightingale on Health in India is the first of two volumes reporting Nightingale’s forty years of work to improve public health in India. It begins with her work to establish the Royal Commission on the Sanitary State of the Army in India, for which she drafted questionnaires, analyzed returns, and did much of the final writing, going on to promote the implementation of its recommendations. In this volume a gradual shift of attention can be seen from the health of the army to that of the civilian population. Famine and epidemics were frequent and closely interrelated occurrences. To combat them, Nightingale recommended a comprehensive set of sanitary measures, and educational and legal reforms, to be overseen by a public health agency. Skilful in implementing the expertise, influence, and power of others, she worked with her impressive network of well-placed collaborators, having them send her information and meet with her back in London. The volume includes Nightingale’s work on the royal commission itself, related correspondence, numerous published pamphlets, articles and letters to the editor, and correspondence with her growing network of viceroys, governors of presidencies, and public health experts. Working with British collaborators, she began this work; over time Nightingale increased her contact with Indian nationals and promoted their work and associations.

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Dramatis Personae
  2. p. ix
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. p. x
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  1. Florence Nightingale: A Précis of Her Life
  2. pp. xi-xiii
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  1. Nightingale’s Work on India
  2. pp. 1-36
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  1. Key to Editing
  2. pp. 37-40
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  1. Introduction to Volume 9
  2. pp. 41-44
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  1. The Royal Commission on India
  2. pp. 45-214
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  1. Implementation of the Royal Commission’s Recommendations
  2. pp. 215-702
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  1. Famine Prevention and Irrigation
  2. pp. 703-860
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  1. Sanitation and the Prevention of Epidemics
  2. pp. 861-938
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  1. Nursing in India
  2. pp. 939-982
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  1. Appendix A: Biographical Sketches
  2. pp. 983-992
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  1. Appendix B: The War and India Offices
  2. pp. 993-996
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 997-1003
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 1004-1024
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781554581122
Print ISBN
9780889204683
MARC Record
OCLC
243616313
Pages
1048
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
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