Volume 6, 1998

EDITORIAL:
JOAN E. LYNAUGH

ARTICLES
"Strange Young Women on Errands": Obstetric Nursing Between Two Worlds
JUDITH WALZER LEAVITT

Political Women, Professional Nurses and the Creation of Alberta's District Nursing Service, 1919-1925
SHARON RICHARDSON

"For Zion's Sake" : The Emergence of Mormon Nursing
ELAINE SHAW SORENSEN

An Experiment in Leadership: The Rise of Student Government at Philadelphia General Hospital Training School, 1920-1930
KAREN J. EGENES

"Called To a Mission of Service" : The Sisters of St. Joseph in the Civil War
BARBRA MANN WALL

"A Somewhat Duskier Skin" : Mary Seacole in the Crimea
D.P. GRIFFON

HISTORIOGRAPHIC ESSAY
Alternative Visions: The Nurse-Technology Relationship in the Context of the History of Technology
JULIE FAIRMAN

BOOK REVIEWS
The Empty Cradle: From Colonial Times to the Present by Margaret Marsh and Wanda Ronner
REVIEWER: SYLVIA RINKER

The Eclipse of the State Mental Hospital: Policy, Stigma, and Organization by George Dowdall
REVIEWER: JANET COLAIZZI

Healing Traditions: Alternative Methods and the Health Professions by Bonnie Blair O'Connor
REVIEWER: SANDRA LEWENSON

Still a Man's World: Men who Do Women's Work by Christine Williams
REVIEWER: KAREN EGENES

Making a Place for Ourselves: The Black Hospital Movement, 1925-1945 by Vanessa Northington Gamble
REVIEWER: BONNIE L. RICHARDSON

Health Care's Forgotten Majority: Nurses and their Frayed White Collars by J. Goodman-Draper
REVIEWER: BETH L. RODGER

Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired: Black Women's Health Activism in America, 1890-1950 by Susan L. Smith
REVIEWER: SARAH C. CARGILE

White Coolies: Australian Nurses Behind Enemy Lines by Betty Jeffrey
REVIEWER: ELIZABETH NORMAN

The Nightingale Model of Nursing by Rob van der Peet
REVIEWER: JOANN G. WIDERQUIST

Behind the Mask: Nurses, their Unions and Nursing Policy by Christopher Hart
REVIEWER: JUDITH M. STANLEY

The Eternally Wounded Woman: Women, Doctors and Exercise in the Late Nineteenth Century by Patricia A. Vertinsky
REVIEWER: SUSAN M. SACHARSKI

Order Out of Chaos: John Shaw Billings and America's Coming of Age by Carleton B. Chapman
REVIEWER: DIANE HAMILTON

The Sickroom in Victorian Fiction by Miriam Bailin
REVIEWER: MARGARET M. ALLEMANG

Abandoned to Their Fate: Social Policy and Practice Toward Severely Retarded People in America, 1820-1920 by Philip M. Ferguson
REVIEWER: MARY BOYD

Nursing: Its Principles and Practice: For Hospital and Private Use by Isabel Adams Hampton
REVIEWER: NATALIE N. RIEGLER

Bad Habits: Drinking, Smoking, Taking Drugs, Gambling, Sexual Misbehavior, and Swearing in American History by John C. Burnham
REVIEWER: SUSAN L. SMITH

In Memory of - Virginia Avenel Henderson, 1897-1996

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