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Author Vuic, Kara Dixon, 1977-

Title Officer, nurse, woman : the Army Nurse Corps in the Vietnam War / Kara Dixon Vuic
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 271 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Series War/society/culture
War, society, culture.
Contents ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction: “Lady, you�re in the army now�""; ""1 “The Bright Adventure of Army Nursing�: Meeting Nursing Demands for the Vietnam War""; ""2 “An officer and a gentleman�: Gender and a Changing Army""; ""3 “A wonderful, horrible experience�: Nursing Education and Practice""; ""4 “Helmets and hair curlers�: Gender and Wartime Nursing""; ""5 “I�m afraid we�re going to have to just change our ways�: Wives, Mothers, and Pregnant Nurses in the Army""
""6 “You mean we get women over here?�: Gender and Sexuality in the War Zone""""7 “Not All Women Wore Love Beads in the Sixties�: Postwar Depictions of Vietnam War Nurses""; ""Conclusion: Officers, Nurses, and Women""; ""Notes""; ""Essay on Sources""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Photo Section""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject United States. Army Nurse Corps -- History -- 20th century.
Military nursing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Military nursing -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th century.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Medical care -- United States.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Women -- United States.
Women and war.
Gender Identity.
Military Nursing -- history.
Vietnam Conflict.
Women.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009012215
ISBN 0801897130 (electronic bk.)
9780801897139 (electronic bk.)