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The Resource Hospital sketches, by Louisa May Alcott ; edited with an introduction by Alice Fahs

Hospital sketches, by Louisa May Alcott ; edited with an introduction by Alice Fahs

Label
Hospital sketches
Title
Hospital sketches
Statement of responsibility
by Louisa May Alcott ; edited with an introduction by Alice Fahs
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1832-1888
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alcott, Louisa May
Dewey number
973.776
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1017
LC item number
.H79 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fahs, Alice
  • Cairns Collection of American Women Writers
Series statement
Bedford series in history and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Nurses
  • Women authors, American
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Hospital sketches, by Louisa May Alcott ; edited with an introduction by Alice Fahs
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Boston : J. Redpath, 1863
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-131) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Louisa May Alcott's Civil War -- The Alcott Family -- The struggle for work -- Alcott's early literary career -- The coming of war -- Becoming a nurse -- Battle of Fredericksburg -- Hospital life and medical care -- The creation of Hospital Sketches -- Alcott's literary style -- Claiming a place for women in the war effort -- The social landscape of the hospital -- Hospital Sketches and the meanings of the Civil War -- Notes -- Hospital Sketches, by Louisa May Alcott -- Obtaining supplies -- A forward movement -- A day -- A night -- Off duty -- A postscript -- Chronology of Louisa May Alcott's Life (1830-1888) -- Questions for Consideration -- Selected Bibliography
Control code
ocm53710936
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
xiii, 138 pages
Isbn
9780312260286
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Label
Hospital sketches, by Louisa May Alcott ; edited with an introduction by Alice Fahs
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Boston : J. Redpath, 1863
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-131) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Louisa May Alcott's Civil War -- The Alcott Family -- The struggle for work -- Alcott's early literary career -- The coming of war -- Becoming a nurse -- Battle of Fredericksburg -- Hospital life and medical care -- The creation of Hospital Sketches -- Alcott's literary style -- Claiming a place for women in the war effort -- The social landscape of the hospital -- Hospital Sketches and the meanings of the Civil War -- Notes -- Hospital Sketches, by Louisa May Alcott -- Obtaining supplies -- A forward movement -- A day -- A night -- Off duty -- A postscript -- Chronology of Louisa May Alcott's Life (1830-1888) -- Questions for Consideration -- Selected Bibliography
Control code
ocm53710936
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
xiii, 138 pages
Isbn
9780312260286
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits

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