Biographical and Introductory Material
- Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), a Brief Biography
- Florence Nightingale's Illness and How It Aided Her Contributions to Medical Care & Public Health
Medical, Social, and Political History
- After Crimea: Florence Nightingale and Slum Clearance
- Aggressive (Re)interpretations of the Female Sage: Florence Nightingale’s Cassandra
- The Crimean War (Homepage)
Representations of Nightingale in the Visual Arts
- Florence Nightingale Receiving the Wounded at Scutari — 1856 — The Mission of Mercy by Jerry Barrett, 1824-1906. Oil on canvas.
- Florence Nightingale (on the Crimean War Memorial, London) by Arthur George Walker, R.A.
- Florence Nightingale in hospital, advising
- Florence Nightingale at hospital door as wounded soldiers arrive
- Florence Nightingale in old age surrounded” by her nurses
- Eighteen-inch version of Walker’s monument
- Memorial to her in Santa Croce, Florence, Italy
Bostridge, Mark. Florence Nightingale: The Making of an Icon. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2008.
Larsen, Timothy. "St. Flo." Books and Culture: A Christian Review 14 (November-December 2008): 16-17. [Review of recent editions and biographies]
McDonald, Lynn. Nightingale at First Hand. London: Continuum, 2010.
Nightingale, Florence. The Collected Works. Ed. Lynn MacDonald. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2001-. The edition will eventually 19 volumes. The first volume contains an introduction to her life and works, the next two her Bible annotations, sermons, and other material related to her Broad Church religious beliefs. Other volumes cover the Crimean War, hospital reform, and nursing.
Smith, Cecil Woodham. Florence Nightingale (1951). New York: Atheneum Books, 1983.
Smith, F.B. Florence Nightingale: Reputation and Power. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 1982.
“His efforts are neither unique nor innovative and occasionally arbitrary and confusing.” — Eugene L. Rasor, The Historian 46 (1984): 439-40.
Pelling, Margaret. [Review of Smith’s Florence Nightingale: Reputation and Power]. The English Historical Review 99 (Oct., 1984): 918-19.
Young, D.A.B. “Florence Nightingale’s Fever.” British Medical Journal 311 (1995): 1697-1700.
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