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2 edition of story of Florence found in the catalog.

story of Florence

Edmund Garratt Gardner

story of Florence

by Edmund Garratt Gardner

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Published by J.M. Dent & co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Florence (Italy) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edmund G. Gardner; illustrated by Nelly Erichsen
    SeriesMediæval towns
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 427, [1] p.
    Number of Pages427
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14417854M

      Florence Nightingale was a prominent figure in nursing whose exceptional work immensely affected 19th and 20th-century policies concerning proper care of patients. She helped hospitals transform into cleaner places, and demonstrated that well-trained nurses and taking care of hygiene in hospitals actually helped sick people get better. Florence Kelley, American social reformer who contributed to the development of state and federal labor and social welfare legislation in the United States. She also was a founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored .

    Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gardner, Edmund G., Story of Florence. London: J.M. Dent ; New York: Dutton,   “Florence Gordon was trying to write a memoir, but she had two strikes against her: She was old and she was an intellectual. And who on earth, she sometimes wondered, would want to read a book Author: Randy Boyagoda.

    Florence, AL United States + Google Map Phone: () Summer Says: Top 5 Book Picks for the Season; @booksamillion on Twitter. Books-A-Million @booksamillion.   The story reminds us of Lorenzo the Magnificent (Italian: Lorenzo il Magnifico, –) as the greatest of the was a poet, humanist, skilled politician, writer, and patron of the arts. At the time of Lorenzo, the Medici overcame the opposition of the monk Savonarola and the famous Pazzi conspiracy () during which Lorenzo was wounded, and .


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