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- New York : Springer Pub. Co., c2011.
xxvi, 291 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
- Disaster nursing -- United States -- History.
- Medical subjects:
Disasters -- history -- United States.
Nurse's Role -- history -- United States.
History, 19th Century -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
History, 21st Century -- United States.
- The 1878 yellow fever epidemic in Mississippi : "for God's sake, send us some nurses and doctors" / Deanne Stephens Nuwer
The 1900 Galveston hurricane : "unspeakable calamity" / Barbra Mann Wall
The San Francisco earthquake and fire, 1906 : "a lifetime of experience" / Barbra Mann Wall and Marie E. Kelly
The Monongah mine disaster, December 1907 : a "roar like a thousand Niagras" / John C. Kirchgessner
Nurses' response across geographic boundaries in the Halifax disaster, December 6, 1917 : border crossings / Deborah A. Sampson
The Boston Instructive District Nurses Association and the 1918 influenza epidemic : "intelligent cooperation" / Arlene W. Keeling
The 1921 Tulsa race riot and the "angels of mercy" / Barbra Mann Wall
The New London, Texas, school explosion, 1937 : "unparalleled disaster" / Barbra Mann Wall
The 1942 Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire : out of the ashes / Patricia A. Connor Ballard
The great Alaska earthquake of 1964 : lessons in leadership / Barbra Mann Wall
Gendered notions of expertise and bravery : New York City 2001 / Julie A. Fairman and Jonathan Gilbride
A tale of two shelters : a Katrina story, 2005 / Teresa M. O'Neill and Patricia M. Prechter
Striving for the "new normal" : the aftermath of international disasters / Audrey Snyder, Fusun Terzioglu, and Arlene W. Keeling.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Frances C. Thielbar Memorial Fund.
Wall, Barbra Mann.
Keeling, Arlene Wynbeek, 1948-
Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
Frances C. Thielbar Memorial Fund.
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