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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This edited volume provides a critical overview of the new stabilization agenda in international relations. The primary focus of so-called stability operations since 9/11 has been Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq. Covering the wider picture, this volume provides a comprehensive assessment of the new agenda, including the expansion of efforts in Latin... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
From the hell of Gallipoli to the deserts of the Holy Land, torpedoed in the Mediterranean before finally posted to the mud and trenches of the Western Front, the Royal Bucks Hussars had a fascinating and bloody story during the Great War. Condemned by Lord Kitchener as mere play boys they were able to prove him wrong by the end of the war. Sons of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Social Work Practice in the Military provides military social workers, military scholars, and civilian social workers with an overview of diverse practice settings as well as the history and future of military social work practice to give you an understanding of the military persona as an ethnic identity. This unique book provides in-depth coverage... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 12.99
The remarkable wartime experiences of Kit McNaughton Kitty?s War is based upon the previously unpublished war diaries of Great War army nurse Sister Kit McNaughton. Kit and historian Janet Butler grew up in the same Victorian district of drystone walls, wheatfields and meandering creeks, except many decades apart. The idea of this young nurse setting... more...
- Pen and Sword 1990; US$ 13.99
This history of the QARANC records the role that nursing has played in the army from the 17th century until the present day. The author describes the rise of the early army nursing organizations and the genesis of QARANC. Her picture of Florence Nightingale is revealing in that it puts aside the conventional myths and shows us a woman of powerful influence... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Florence Nightingale is best remembered as a "ministering angel" who selflessly served wounded soldiers during the Crimean War, but her lasting achievements extend far past her service on the battlefield. Though geared toward younger readers, this biography of the founder of modern nursing presents a comprehensive look at Nightingale's... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2014; US$ 64.00
Army chaplains have long played an integral part in America?s armed forces. In addition to conducting chapel activities on military installations and providing moral and spiritual support on the battlefield, they conduct memorial services for fallen soldiers, minister to survivors, offer counsel on everything from troubled marriages to military bureaucracy,... more...
- Echter Verlag 2014; US$ 13.24
?Vom Einsatz her denken? - dieses Motto fordert die Militärseelsorge neu heraus. Denn die Bundeswehr hat sich in den vergangenen Jahrzehnten drastisch verändert und ist inzwischen zu einer Einsatzarmee geworden. Dass Soldaten in gefährliche Auslandseinsätze geschickt werden, wirft nicht nur eine Reihe von neuen politischen und ethischen Fragen auf.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
Since the pioneering work of nineteenth-century nurses such as Florence Nightingale, Dorothea Dix and Clara Barton, professional nurses have been involved in caring for the sick and wounded in combat situations. This book contains the accounts of 14 nurses who served in the U.S. military nurse corps during the Persian Gulf and Iraq wars. These men... more...