(see also & Health Care Delivery, Midwifery, Capitalist Medicine & Health Care Reform)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Ehrenreich, Barbara & Deirdre English. "Witches, midwives & nurses," Monthly Review 25,5 (10/73):25-40.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Ashley, Jo Ann. Hospitals, Paternalism & the Role of the Nurse (NY: Teachers College, 1976).
__________. Selected Readings (ed. Karen Ann Wolf: NY: NLN, 1997).
Carnegie, Mary Elizabeth. The Path We Tread: Blacks in Nursing Worldwide, 1854-1994 (Sudbury MA: Jones & Bartlett, 1995).
Choy, Catherine Ceniza. Empire of Care: Nursing & Migration in Filipino American History (Durham NC: Duke, 2003).
Fairman, Julie & Joan E. Lynaugh. Critical Care Nursing: A History (Philadelphia: U. of Pennsylvania, 1998).
Hart, Christopher. Behind the Mask: Nurses, their Unions & Nursing Policy (Philadelphia: Tindall, 1994).
Hine, Darlene Clark. Black Women in White: Racial Conflict & Cooperation in the Nursing Profession, 1890-1950 (Bloomington: Indiana U., 1989).
Kalisch, Philip A. & Beatrice J. Kalisch. American Nursing: A History (Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004).
Lewenson, Sandra. Taking Charge: Nursing, Suffrage, & Feminism in America, 1873-1920 (NY: National League for Nursing, 1996).
Mashaba, Grace. Rising to the Challenge of Change: A History of Black Nursing in South Africa (Kenwyn SA: Juta, 1995).
McFarland-Icke, Bronwyn Rebekah. Nurses in Nazi Germany: Moral Choice in History (Princeton NJ: Princeton, 1999).
McPherson, Kathryn M. Bedside Matters: The Transformation of Canadian Nursing, 1900-1990 (Toronto: U. of Toronto, 2003).
Monahan, Evelyn M. & Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee. And If I Perish: Front-Line US Army Nurses in World War II (NY: Knopf, 2003).
Mortimer, Barbara & Susan McGann (eds.) New Directions in the History of Nursing: International Perspectives (NY: Routledge, 2005).
Nelson, Siobhan. Say Little, Do Much: Nurses, Nuns & Hospitals in the 19th C. (Philadelphia: U. of Pennsylvania, 2001).
Olson, Tom & Eileen Walsh. Handling the Sick: The Women of St. Luke's & the Nature of Nursing, 1892-1937 (Columbus: Ohio State U., 2004).
Schultz, Jane E. Women at the Front: Hospital Workers in Civil War America (Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina, 2004).
Starns, Penny. Nurses at War: Women on the Frontline, 1939-1945 (Stroud, Gloucestershire: Sutton, 2000).
Takahashi, Aya. The Development of the Japanese Nursing Profession: Adopting & Adapting Western Influences (NY: Routledge, 2004).
Welch, Bob. American Nightingale: The Story of Frances Slanger, Forgotten Hero of Normandy (NY: Atria, 2004).
Zalumas, Jacqueline. Caring in Crisis: An Oral History of Critical Care Nursing (Philadelphia: U. of Pennsylvania, 1995).