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Contents List of Abbreviations ix List of Illustrations x List of Tables xi Preface xii Acknowledgments xvi Introduction 1 Part One: Early Background of Catholic Sisters in Health Care 1. Catholic Sisters in the Hospital Marketplace: The Genesis 13 2. “All the Advantages of a Religious Life”: Religion, Gender, and New Public Roles 35 Part Two: Hospital Establishments in the Midwest, Texas, and Utah 3. “Not the Traditional Institution”: Catholic Sisters in the Hospital Marketplace, 1853–1880 51 4. “An Institution for the Community and Not Narrowly Sectarian”: Catholic Hospitals, 1880–1925 74 5. “Debts Are Our Only Wealth”: Financing and Marketing Catholic Hospitals 102 Wall_FM_3rd.qxd 4/11/2005 2:46 PM Page vii Part Three: Religion, Gender, and Autonomy in Catholic Hospitals 6. “Our Heels Are Praying Very Hard All Day”: Nursing in Catholic Hospitals 129 7. Power Sharing: Business Negotiations in Catholic Hospitals 148 8. Addressing the Times: Nuns and the Standardization Movement 166 Conclusion 186 Epilogue 192 Notes 197 Bibliography 237 Index 257 Wall_FM_3rd.qxd 4/11/2005 2:46 PM Page viii ...

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ISBN
9780814272947
Related ISBN
9780814209936
MARC Record
OCLC
899262139
Pages
267
Launched on MUSE
2015-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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