Volume 20, 2012

CONTENTS

GUEST EDITOR’S NOTE

Historians and Health Care Reform: Avoiding the “Ash Heap”
CYNTHIA CONNOLLY

ARTICLES

“To Help a Million Sick You Must Kill a Few Nurses”: Nurses’ Occupational Health, 1890-1914
DEBORAH PALMER

“Who Would Know Better Than the Girls in White?” Nurses as Experts in Postwar Magazine Advertising, 1945–1950
EMILY JOHNSON

Maternal Expectations: New Mothers, Nurses, and Breastfeeding
JESSICA MARTUCCI

Community Mental Health Nursing in Alberta, Canada: An Oral History
GEERTJE BOSCHMA

"Time Enough! or Not Enough Time!" An Oral History Investigation of Some British and Australian Community Nurses’ Responses to Demands for "Efficiency" in Healthcare, 1960–2000
CHRISTINE E. HALLETT, WENDY MADSEN, BRIAN PATEMAN, and JULIE BRADSHAW

METHODS

China Confidential: Methodological and Ethical Challenges in Global Nursing Historiography
SONYA GRYPMA and NA WU

NOTES AND DOCUMENTS

Historical Thinking and the Shaping of Nursing Identity
CYNTHIA TOMAN and MARIE-CLAUDE THIFAULT

IN MEMORIAM

Philip A. Kalish, 3 April 1942 - 22 May 2010
JOAN E. LYNAUGH

Beverly J. McElmurry, 9 August 1937 – 14 May 2010
LAURIE GLASS

MEDIA REVIEWS

Florence Nightingale Museum
Reviewer:  M. Eileen Magnello

The History of Vaccines:  A Project of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. 
Reviewer: James Colgrove

Breakthrough: The Dramatic Story of the Discovery of Insulin
Reviewer: Dave Johns

Vietnam Nurses with Dana Delany
Reviewer: Karen Vuic

Learning Historical Research
Reviewer: J. Margo Brooks Carthon

BOOK REVIEWS

Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing and Notes on Nursing for the Labouring Classes: Commemorative Edition with Historical Commentary
edited by Victor Skretkowicz  
Reviewer: Deborah Sampson

Florence Nightingale at First Hand
by Lynn McDonald
Reviewer: Laurie K. Glass

Notes on Nightingale: The Influence and Legacy of a Nursing Icon
Edited by Sioban Nelson & Anne Marie Rafferty
Reviewer: Jane Brooks

Gender and the Making of Modern Medicine in Colonial Egypt
by Hibba Abugideiri
Reviewer: Karol Weaver

Prescribed Norms: Women and Health in Canada and the United States since 1800
by Cheryl Krasnick Warsh
Reviewer: Cynthia Toman

Nursing and Women’s Labour in the Nineteenth Century: The Quest for Independence
by Sue Hawkins
Reviewer:  Patricia D’Antonio

Health and Medicine on Display: International Expositions in the United States, 1876-1904
by Julie K. Brown
Reviewer: Keith Mages

Go, and Do Thou Likewise: A History of the Cornell University-New York Hospital School of Nursing, 1877-1979
by Shirley H. Fondiller
Reviewer: Amanda L. Mahoney

War’s Waste: Rehabilitation in World War I America
by Beth Linker
Reviewer: Christine Hallett

American Catholic Hospitals: A Century of Changing Markets and Missions
by Barbra Mann Wall
Reviewer: Marilyn Flood

American Nursing: A History of Knowledge, Authority, and the Meaning of Work
by Patricia D’Antonio 
Reviewer: Jane Schultz

A Voice for Nurses: A History of the Royal College of Nursing, 1916-1990
by Susan McGann, Anne Crowther and Rona Dougall
Reviewer: Joan E. Lynaugh

Nurses’ Voices: Memories of Nursing at St. George’s Hospital, London, 1930-1990.
by Carol McCubbin and Ines Warsop with project research members Georgina, Clare Quinn, and Aronin Kath Start
Reviewer: Geertje Boschma

The Politics of Motherhood: Maternity and Women’s Rights in Twentieth-Century Chile
by Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney
Reviewer: Jeannine Uribe

Get Me Out; A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank
by Randi Hunter Epstein,
Reviewer: Winifred Connerton

Permeable Walls: Historical Perspectives on Hospital and Asylum Visiting
Edited by Graham Mooney and Jonathan Reinarz, Eds.
Reviewer: Susan McGann

The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases From A State Hospital Attic
by Darby Penney and Peter Stastny
Reviewer: Linda Maldonado

A Contemporary History of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps 
by Mary T. Sarnecky 
Reviewer: Jennifer Casavant Telford

Nurse Past, Present and Future: The Making of Modern Nursing
by Kate Trant and Susan Usher
Reviewer:  Barbara Mailing

Freed to Care, Proud to Nurse: 100 Years of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation
by Mary Ellen O'Connor
Reviewer: Anne C. Cockerham

Nursing the Finest Art: An Illustrated History, Third edition
by M. Patricia Donahue
Reviewer: Arlene Keeling

Celebrating Nurses: A Visual History    
by Christine Hallett
Reviewer: Barbara Brodie

NEW DISSERTATIONS

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COVER PHOTO: Class Day, Albert Einstein Medical Center School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, 1954, reprinted with the permission of the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing.

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