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The Resource Civil War doctor : the story of Mary Walker, Carla Joinson

Civil War doctor : the story of Mary Walker, Carla Joinson

Label
Civil War doctor : the story of Mary Walker
Title
Civil War doctor
Title remainder
the story of Mary Walker
Statement of responsibility
Carla Joinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of Mary Edwards Walker was one of the first women to receive a medical degree in the United States and went on to serve as a doctor to the Union soldiers during the Civil War. Her unconventional and determined life paved the way for generations of women in medicine and beyond
Summary
Profiles the woman who earned a medical degree and volunteered her services during the Civil War, earning her a Medal of Honor and helping her crusade for women's rights
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2008
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
204032
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
  • 610.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Social critics and reformers
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of Mary Edwards Walker
Label
Civil War doctor : the story of Mary Walker, Carla Joinson
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0620/2006029053.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-125) and index
Contents
Independent spirit -- Rejecting conventions -- "I cannot appoint a woman" -- Working without pay -- The soldier's friend -- Prisoner of war -- Prison doctor -- Medal of Honor -- Lecture circuit -- Continuing disappointments -- Return to Oswego
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9781599350288
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2006029053
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
Label
Civil War doctor : the story of Mary Walker, Carla Joinson
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0620/2006029053.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-125) and index
Contents
Independent spirit -- Rejecting conventions -- "I cannot appoint a woman" -- Working without pay -- The soldier's friend -- Prisoner of war -- Prison doctor -- Medal of Honor -- Lecture circuit -- Continuing disappointments -- Return to Oswego
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9781599350288
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2006029053
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map

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