Brooks J & Hallett C E (2015) (editors) One hundred years of nursing wartime practices, 1854-1953, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
D'Antonio P (2013) Routledge handbook on the global history of nursing, Abingdon: Routledge.
Davis E (2015) Betsy Cadwaladyr: a Balaclava nurse : an autobiography of Elizabeth Davis, Aberystwyth: Honno.
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.
McEwen Y (2014) In the company of nurses: the history of the British Army Nursing Service in the Great War, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
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.
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.
Parry J F (2015) Joyce's war: the Second World War journal of a Queen Alexandra nurse, Stroud : The History Press.
Robinson J (2006) Mary Seacole: the charismatic black nurse who became a heroine of the Crimea, London: Constable.
Skretkowicz V (editor) (1992) Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing (revised with additions), London: Scutari Press.
Souhami D (2015) Edith Cavell (Centenary edition), London: Quercus.
Sweet H & Hawkins S (2015) (editors) Colonial caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
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