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Florence Nightingale on social change in India [electronic resource] / Gérard Vallée, editor ; Lynn McDonald, general editor.

Author/Creator:
Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910.
Publication:
Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (975 p.)
Series:
Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910. Collected works of Florence Nightingale ; v. 10.
The collected works of Florence Nightingale ; v. 10
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Subjects:
Public health -- India -- History -- 19th century.
Social change -- India -- History -- 19th century.
India -- Politics and government -- 1857-1919.
India -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Social Change in India shows the shift of focus that occurred during Florence Nightingale's more than forty years of work on public health in India. While the focus in the preceding volume, Health in India, was top-down reform, notably in the Royal Commission on the Sanitary State of the Army in India, this book documents concrete proposals for self-government, especially at the municipal level, and the encouragement of leading Indian nationals themselves. Famine and related epidemics continue to be issues, demonstrating the need for public works like irrigation and for great
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Dramatis Personae; List of Illustrations; Florence Nightingale: A Précis of Her Life; Introduction to Volume 10; Key to Editing; Implementing Sanitary Reform; Village and Town Sanitation; Land Tenure and Rent Reform; Reform in Credit, Co-operatives, Education and Agriculture; The Condition of Women in India; Social and Political Evolution; Nightingale's Last Work on India and a Retrospective; Appendix A: Biographical Sketches; Appendix B: British Officials in Nightingale's Time; Appendix C: Spelling of Indian Place Names; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 925-930) and index.
Contributor:
McDonald, Lynn, 1940-
Vallée, Gérard, 1933-
ISBN:
1-282-50152-6
9786612501524
1-55458-111-7
OCLC:
236362188