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Florence Nightingale Comes Home: Report upon the State of Hospitals of the British Army in the Crimea and Scutari, Together with an Appendix

Florence Nightingale’s contribution to this comprehensive report, compiled by a government-appointed Commission of Enquiry.Ursula Ackrill, Librarian (Special Collections) Recorded February…

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 15th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

The ‘Thin White Line’: European soldiers in colonial India

The military sat at the core of imperial rule in India. Although the army was composed largely of Indian troops, European soldiers were thought to be crucial to maintaining colonial rule. In this…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 30th, 2017 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Objects of Belief: A Map of Salvation

Dr Frances Knight describes a ‘map of salvation’ produced by the founder of the Salvation Army in 1890 that encapsulates his religious vision.

From  Simon Barnett on June 4th, 2015 0 likes 8 plays 0  

'Comfort Women' - Japanese student explains why she studies the issue

PhD Student Sachi Tsukamoto, from The University of Nottingham, explains why she decided to learn more about the plight of 'Comfort Women' -- the women and girls forced into sexual slavery…

From  Debs Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 43 plays 0