Eminent Victorians Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Dr. Arnold, General Gordon by Giles Lytton Strachey

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Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York, London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Manning, Henry Edward, -- 1808-1892,
  • Nightingale, Florence, -- 1820-1910,
  • Arnold, Thomas, -- 1795-1842,
  • Gordon, Charles George, -- 1833-1885,
  • Biography -- England -- 19th Century,
  • Nurses -- Biography -- England,
  • Physicians -- Biography -- England

Edition Notes

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Statementby Lytton Strachey ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT782 .S8
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 351 p.
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17640487M
LC Control Number19016749

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