Explore the history of illness, treatment and disease on international front lines from 1850 to 1949.
Medical Services and Warfare gathers material from multiple conflicts to build a picture of the experience and development of medical practice as influenced by the wars of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Among other conflicts, this collection focuses on the Crimean War, the American Civil War, the First World War, and the Second World War. The impact on medicine during peacetime is also charted, notably through documents relating to the influenza epidemic of 1918 and post-war rehabilitation.
Uncover manuscript documents from the likes of Florence Nightingale and numerous others.