By Lynn McDonald
Florence Nightingale is likely one of the most renowned figures in glossy heritage. but a lot of what we all know of her emanates from unreliable second-hand bills, and from a misreading of the first sources.
Florence Nightingale at the beginning Hand by means of Lynn McDonald, editor of Nightingale's Collected Works, and the world's optimal Nightingale authority, goals to place this correct. it is a ebook which reviews what Florence Nightingale acknowledged and did, in accordance with her writing, of which an incredible quantity survives, scattered in over 2 hundred data through the international.
Published to commemorate the centenary of Nightingale's dying, McDonald's examine provides a Florence Nightingale for the twenty-first century, as an writer of significant sort and wit, a structures philosopher and pioneering public wellbeing and fitness reformer - the heroine and nurse have been purely the start.