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Clara Barton
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Trim Size: 6 1/2 x 9 1/4
  • ISBN-10: 1604134925
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-492-6
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 07/01/2009
  • Dewey Number: 361
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 120

Summary

Known as the "Angel of the Battlefield" for her efforts during the American Civil War, Clara Barton is remembered today as a pioneering nurse and humanitarian. By the end of the 19th century, she was one of the most highly regarded American women on the planet, having brought relief to those suffering in wars and disasters the world over. Frightened as a child, insecure as an adult, and perpetually worried about her image, Barton was a thoroughly modern hero beset by difficulties, including those of her own making. In Clara Barton: Humanitarian, read about this brave nurse and founder of the American Red Cross.

Specifications

Full-color and black-and-white photographs. Sidebars. Chronology. Bibliography. Further resources. Notes. Web sites. Index.

About the Author(s)

Samuel Willard Crompton is the author or editor of more than 40 books, including the Chelsea House titles Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu in the Modern Peacemakers set. He is also a major contributor to the 24-volume American National Biography.

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