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A Bold and Empowering Life: Florence Nightingale's Struggle for Glory

Author: Ross Wheeless (University of Arizona)

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Abstract

This short biography encapsulates the story of Florence Nightingale. Her life was an uphill battle for a woman working in medicine during the 19th century. She is noteworthy for her contributions to sanitiary practices in surgery, and her strides in the realm of feminism. This biography seeks to encapsulate her struggle for recognition among her male colleagues, and her drive to improve the lives of hospitalized patients.

How to Cite:

Wheeless, R., (2019) “A Bold and Empowering Life: Florence Nightingale's Struggle for Glory”, Footnotes: A Journal of History 3, p.158-192.

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20 May 2019
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