Anionwu, E (2016) Mixed blessings from a Cambridge union, London: ELIZAN
Bellman, L, B; Boase, S; Roger, S et al (2018) Nursing through the years: Care and compassion at the Royal London Hospital, Barnsley: Pen & Sword History.
Brooks, J (2018) Negotiating nursing: British Army sisters and soldiers in the Second World War, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Brooks J & Hallett C E (2015) (editors) One hundred years of nursing wartime practices, 1854-1953, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Cohen S (2018) The district nurse: a pictorial history, Barnsley: Pen & Sword History.
D'Antonio P (2013) Routledge handbook on the global history of nursing, Abingdon: Routledge.
Graham M (2013) Nurses voices from the Northern Ireland troubles: personal accounts form the front line, London: RCN Publishing.
Hallett C (2017) The nurses of Passchendaele, Barnsley: Pen and Sword.
McGann S, Crowther, A & Dougall R (2009) A history of the Royal College of Nursing, 1916-1990: A voice for nursing, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Morrison, C, M (2017) Hebridean heroines: twentieth century queen’s nurses (1940s-1970s), Laxay, Isle of Lewis: Island Book Trust.
Mortimer B (2012) Sisters memories from the courageous nurses of world war two, London: Hutchenson.
Palmer D (2014) Who cared for the carers? A history of the occupational health of nurses, 1880-1948, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Seacole, M (2014) Wonderful adventures of Mrs Seacole in many lands, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Skretkowicz V (editor) (1992) Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing (revised with additions), London: Scutari Press.
Sweet H & Hawkins S (2015) (editors) Colonial caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
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