Agnes Warner And The Nursing Sisters Of The Great War by Shawna M. QuinnAgnes Warner And The Nursing Sisters Of The Great War by Shawna M. Quinn

Agnes Warner And The Nursing Sisters Of The Great War

byShawna M. Quinn

Paperback | October 29, 2010

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Through ear-splitting, thunderous explosions and fearful eerie flashes in the distance, the nurses of the Canadian Army Nursing Service in World War I waited for the inevitable arrival of wounded soldiers. At the Casualty Clearing Houses, they worked at a feverish pace to give emergency care for bleeding gashes, broken and missing limbs, and the devastating injuries of war.

Exploring the many ways in which trained and volunteer nurses gave their time, talents, and even their lives to the First World War effort, Shawna M. Quinn considers the experiences of New Brunswick's nursing sisters — the gruelling conditions of work and the brutal realities they faced from possible attacks and bombings. Using letters, diaries, and published accounts, Quinn paints a complete picture of the adventurous young women who witnessed first-hand the horrors of the Great War.

A native of Keswick Ridge, New Brunswick, Shawna M. Quinn holds a BSc in biology-psychology (1999) and an MA in history (2006) from the University of New Brunswick. After earning the David Alexander Prize in 2004 for her undergraduate essay on a nineteenth-century school inspector, she began her graduate research examining the private ...
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Title:Agnes Warner And The Nursing Sisters Of The Great WarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:174 pages, 7.7 × 5.4 × 0.5 inPublished:October 29, 2010Publisher:Goose Lane EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0864926332

ISBN - 13:9780864926333

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