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Title No man's land : the trailblazing women who ran Britain's most extraordinary military hospital during World War I / Wendy Moore.
Author Moore, Wendy, 1952- author.
Publication [New York] : Hachette Audio, 2020.
Edition Unabridged.
Description 1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 18 min., 57 sec.)) : digital
Time 121857
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Performer Read by Suzanne Toren.
Summary The inspiring story of two pioneering suffragette doctors who ran the only military hospital staffed entirely by women during World War I-and who transformed medicine in the process. A month after war broke out in 1914, doctors Flora Murray and Louisa Garrett Anderson set out for Paris, where they opened a hospital in a luxury hotel and treated hundreds of casualties plucked from France's battlefields. Although, prior to the war, female doctors were restricted to treating women and children, Flora and Louisa's work was so successful that the British Army asked them to set up a hospital in the heart of London. Nicknamed the Suffragettes' Hospital, Endell Street soon became known for its lifesaving treatments and lively atmosphere. In No Man's Land, Wendy Moore illuminates this turbulent moment when women were, for the first time, allowed to operate on men. Their fortitude and brilliance serve as powerful reminders of what women can achieve against all odds.
Note Online resource; title from title details screen (OverDrive, viewed May 4, 2020).
Subject Murray, Flora.
Anderson, Louisa Garrett, 1873-1943.
Women's Hospital Corps -- History.
Endell Street Military Hospital -- History.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Hospitals -- Great Britain.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care -- Women.
Women in medicine -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Women surgeons -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Suffragists -- England -- Biography.
Covent Garden (London, England) -- History -- 20th century.
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain / 20th Century.
Genre Downloadable audio books.
Addl. Author Toren, Suzanne, narrator.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
ISBN 9781549184512 (electronic audio bk.)
1549184512 (electronic audio bk.)

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