Volume 17, 2009

CONTENTS

EDITOR’S NOTE

PATRICIA D’ANTONIO

MONICA BALY LECTURE

Nursing History: An Irrelevance for Nursing Practice?
ANNE BORSAY

ZULA MAE BABER BICE MEMORIAL LECTURE

"Do Trained Nurses… Work for Love, or Do They Work for Money”?
Nursing and Altruism in the Twenty-First Century
ELLEN D. BAER

ARTICLES

"The Reflection of England’s Light”: The Instructive District Nursing Association of Boston, 1884-1914
CARRIE HOWSE

Nuns and Nurses: Debates on New Nursing Programs and Improving the Training of “Secondary Personnel” in France, 1890-1910
DANIEL HICKEY

Russian Romances: Emotionalism and Spirituality in the Writings of “Eastern Front” Nurses, 1914-1918
CHRISTINE HALLETT

Beyond the Glass Wall: Black Canadian Nurses, 1940-1970
KAREN FLYNN

Alliances of Cooperation: Negotiating New Hampshire Nurse Practitioners’ Prescribing Practice
DEBORAH A. SAMPSON

NOTES AND DOCUMENTS

Pigs, Pumpkins, and People
AMANDA RUBENSTEIN

IN MEMORIUM

Mary Elizabeth Lancaster Carnegie, 1916-2008
MARIE O. PITTS-MOSLEY

MEDIA REVIEWS

Hospital Voices ... Stories from Nightingale to Now
Reviewers: Rima D. Apple and Michael W. Apple

Virginia Nursing History
Reviewer: Mary E. Gibson

Influenza 1918: The Worst Epidemic the United States Has Ever Known
Reviewer: Arlene W. Keeling

Women and the Holocaust: A Cyberspace of Their Own
Reviewer: Barbara L. Brush

BOOK REVIEWS

Eighteenth Century British Midwifery, Part I, Vols. 1-4 Edited by Pam Lieske
Reviewer: Anne Z. Cockerham

The Great Stink of Paris and the Nineteenth-Century Struggle against Filth and Germs by David S. Barnes
Reviewer: Karol K. Weaver

Race and Medicine in Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth Century America by Todd L. Savitt
Reviewer: Patricia D’Antonio

Covenant of Care: Newark Beth Israel and the Jewish Hospital in America by Alan M. Kraut and Deborah A. Kraut
Reviewer: Evelyn Rose Benson

Colonial Pathologies: American Tropical Medicine and Race Hygiene in the Philippines by Warwick Anderson
Reviewer: Keith C. Mages

Lucy Osborn, a Lady Displaced: Florence Nightingale’s Envoy to Australia by Judith Godden
Reviewer: Meryn Stuart

Saving Sickly Children: The Tuberculosis Preventorium in American Life, 1909-1970 by Cynthia A. Connolly
Reviewer: Heather Munro Prescott

Nursing and the Privilege of Prescription, 1893-2000 by Arlene W. Keeling
Reviewer: Jean C. Whelan

Black Physicians in the Jim Crow South by Thomas J. Ward, Jr.
Reviewer: Linda E. Sabin

Japanese American Midwives: Culture, Community, and Health Politics, 1880-1950 By Susan Smith
Reviewer: Joy Buck

Healing Henan: Canadian Nurses at the North China Mission, 1888-1947 by Sonya Grypma
Reviewer: Anne Marie Overgaard

Suffering in the Land of Sunshine: A Los Angeles Illness Narrative by Emily K. Abel
Reviewer: Cynthia A. Connolly

Promise on Parnassus: The First Century of the UCSF School of Nursing by Marilyn E. Flood
Reviewer: Jennifer Lynn Hobbs

Passing the Legacy: A History of the Last Fifty Years of the School of Nursing of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania by Eleanor Crowder Bjoring
Reviewer: Sandra B. Lewenson

Marriage of Convenience: Rockefeller International Health and Revolutionary Mexico by Anne-Emanuelle Birn
Reviewer: Jeannine Uribe

American Babies: Their Life and Times in the 20th Century by Elizabeth A. Reedy
Reviewer: Barbara Brodie

Psychiatric Cultures Compared: Psychiatry and Mental Health Care in the Twentieth Century by Marijke Gijswijt-Hofstra, Harry Oosterhuis, Joost Vijselaar and Hugh Freeman (Eds.)
Reviewer: Geertje Boschma

Polio: An American Story by David M. Oshinsky
Reviewer: Teresa M. O'Neill

Vom “Liebesdienst” zum modernen Frauenberuf: Die Reform der Krankenpflege nach 1945 [From “Labor of Love” To a Modern Female Profession: Nursing Reform After 1945] by Susanne Kreutzer
Reviewer: Geertje Boschma

Making Room in the Clinic: Nurse Practitioners and the Evolution of Modern Health Care b y Julie A. Fairman
Reviewer: Marilyn E. Flood

Mental Health Policy in the United States since 1950: Better But Not Well by Richard G. Frank and Sherry Glied
Reviewer: Kathleen Brown

Daring to Care: American Nursing and Second-Wave Feminism by Susan Gelfand Malka
Reviewer: Brigid Lusk

Capturing Nursing History: A Guide to Historical Methods Edited by Sandra B. Lewenson and Eleanor Krohn Herrmann
Reviewer: Carla Schissel

New Directions in the History of Nursing: International Perspectives . Edited by Barbara Mortimer and Susan McGann
Reviewer: Barbara Brodie.

El Género en la Socialización Profesional de las Enfermeras [Gender and the Professional Socialization of Mexican Nurses] by Maribel Rios Everardo
Reviewer: Allison Squires

Final Exam: A Surgeon’s Reflections on Mortality by Pauline W. Chen
Reviewer: Barbara L. Brush

NEW DISSERTATIONS

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Cover Photo: The Ottawa General Hospital Training School graduation class of 1912. This photograph is part of the collection of the AMS Nursing History Research Unit at the University of Ottawa School of Nursing and reprinted with permission.

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