By Lynn McDonald

Florence Nightingale on Society and Politics, Philosophy, technological know-how, schooling and Literature, quantity five within the accrued Works of Florence Nightingale, is the most resource of Nightingale’s paintings at the technique of social technological know-how and her perspectives on social reform. right here we see how she took her “call to carrier” into perform: through first studying how the legislation of God’s global function, you'll then confirm how one can intrude for sturdy. there's fabric on clinical records, the census, pauperism and bad legislations reform, the necessity for source of revenue security features and higher housing, on crime, gender and the relatives. Her reviews on a brand new version of The Dialogues of Plato are given, with their effect at the revision of the following version. We see Nightingale’s condemnation of Plato’s “community of wives,” along with her stirring approval of affection (even outdoor marriage!), marriage and the kin. during this quantity additionally her perspectives on normal technological know-how, schooling and literature are mentioned. Nightingale was once an astute behind-the-scenes political activist. Society and Politics publishes (much of it for the 1st time) her correspondence with such top political figures as Queen Victoria, W.E. Gladstone and J.S. Mill. There are notes and essays on public management and private observations on a number of participants of royalty, top ministers and ministers, and Indian viceroys. Nightingale’s help of the vote for girls (contrary to a lot within the secondary literature) is the following proven. Correspondence and notes on British basic elections from 1834 to 1900 is pronounced, with letters to and for (Liberal) political applicants and fierce condemnations of Conservatives. presently, Volumes 1 to eleven come in book model by means of subscription or from college and school libraries throughout the following proprietors: Canadian digital Library, Ebrary, MyiLibrary, and Netlibrary.

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One can compare the present conclusions with those I formulated earlier and I do not think that, in the face of such convincing evidence, it is possible for human intelligence to refuse to believe the admirable laws which regulate creation and which direct man in his most obvious actions as well as those which escape his knowledge. 2:312-14 FN: Crime. England: children are trained as instruments of crime. Age [is] the greatest influence on crime. (2) Maximum [crime occurs] at twenty-five, the age of greatest physical strength—intellectual and moral strength develops later.

8000:1, that a law of nature was there, though cause still hidden. . 20 / Florence Nightingale on Society and Politics 1:60-62 Sum of the squares of similar daily mean temperatures counted from cessation of frosts determines flowering of plants. Vegetation accelerated in a higher ratio than simple increase of temperature. Explanation of accelerated rapidity of vegetation in spring. Flowering of plants. Lilacs flower when sum of squares of mean daily temperatures counting from end of frost = 4264° centigrade.

Number of illegitimate births in Bavaria: cause. 1:165-78 FN: More boys born than girls; more boys die than girls; 106 boys born to 100 girls in France. Independent of climate. 106 boys born to 100 girls for all Europe. In Belgium, in the country more boys [are] born than in towns, that is, the preponderance of sons born over daughters [is] a little less in towns than in the country. More boys are born in legitimate marriage than illegitimate. Births of boys over girls: Bir ths to agriculturalists: persons whose employments tend to add to their physical strength—more boys born.

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