The Resource Edith Cavell, Diana Souhami

Edith Cavell, Diana Souhami

Label
Edith Cavell
Title
Edith Cavell
Statement of responsibility
Diana Souhami
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Edith Cavell was born on 4th December 1865, daughter of the vicar of Swardeston in Norfolk, and shot in Brussels on 12th October 1915 by the Gestapo for sheltering British and French soldiers and helping them escape over the Belgian border. Following a traditional village childhood in 19th century England, Edith worked as a governess in the UK and abroad, before training as a nurse in London in 1895. To Edith, nursing was a duty, a vocation, but above all a service. By 1907, she had travelled most of Europe and become matron of her own hospital in Belgium, where, under her leadership, a ramshackle hospital with few staff and little organization became a model nursing school. When war broke out, Edith helped soldiers to escape the war by giving them jobs in her hospital, finding clothing and organizing safe passage into Holland. In all, she assisted over two hundred men
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NLM
Dewey number
940.4763493092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Edith Cavell, Diana Souhami
Label
Edith Cavell, Diana Souhami
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 390-392) 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
A revealing insight into the remarkable life of the First World War nurse and heroine who saved hundreds of lives, and was executed for treason
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
404 pages
Isbn
9781784291327
Isbn Type
(2015 centenary ed. pbk.)
Lccn
2010674650
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) HAS230730
  • (OCoLC)817794511
  • (OCoLC)649804521
  • (Nz)13401682
  • (NLNZils)1556773

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