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Experiences of War - Medics, Nurses and Doctors -

Related category: Peace & Human Rights
Related booklists: Experiences of War - Civilians, Peace, War and Non-Violence, Civil War,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 10 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Outside the Asylum: A Memoir of War, Disaster and Humanitarian Psychiatry by Lynne Jones
    Outside the Asylum: A Memoir of War, Disaster and Humanitarian Psychiatry - by Lynne Jones

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781474605762 | ISBN 10: 1474605761

    Astonishing insight into the life of a humanitarian psychiatrist working in war and disaster zones around the world - from Bosnia and 'mission-accomplished' Iraq, to tsunami-affected Aceh, post-earthquake Haiti and 'the Jungle' in Calais.   Wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Night in Gaza by Mads Gilbert
    Night in Gaza - by Mads Gilbert

    £16.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780993153365 | ISBN 10: 0993153364

    In the summer of 2014, Gaza was attacked by Israel for the fourth time since 2006. This attack lasted fifty-one days. Mads Gilbert, a Norwegian doctor, had worked at al-Shifa Hospital during each previous conflict, and in July 2014 he went back there ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eyes in Gaza by Mads Gilbert and Erik Fosse
    Eyes in Gaza - by Mads Gilbert and Erik Fosse

    £17.50   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780704372733 | ISBN 10: 0704372738

    Despite the Israeli authorities' attempt to shut out aid workers and the media from the conflict zone, NORWAC (the Norwegian Aid Committee) succeeded in getting some of its envoys into the heart of Gaza City including two doctors: Erik Fosse and Mads ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Roses of No Man
    The Roses of No Man's Land - by Lyn MacDonald

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780241952405 | ISBN 10: 0241952409

    'On the face of it,' writes Lyn Macdonald, 'no one could have been less equipped for the job than these gently nurtured girls who walked straight out of Edwardian drawing rooms into the manifest horrors of the First World War . . . '   Yet the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Keeping Hope Alive: How One Somali Woman Changed 90,000 Lives by Hawa Abdi
    Keeping Hope Alive: How One Somali Woman Changed 90,000 Lives - by Hawa Abdi

    £13.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781844087884 | ISBN 10: 1844087883

    The truly inspiring and moving story of a female doctor in war torn Somalia who refuses to leave her country and her people.  For the last twenty years, Dr Hawa Abdi and her daughters have run a refugee camp on their family farm not far from Mo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Auschwitz: A Doctor
    Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account - by Miklos Nyiszli, translated by Richard Sevear

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780141392219 | ISBN 10: 0141392215

    When the Nazis invaded Hungary in 1944, they sent virtually the entire Jewish population to Auschwitz.  A Hungarian Jew and a medical doctor, Dr. Miklos Nyiszli was spared from death for a grimmer fate: to perform "scientific research" on his fe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tears of the Desert: One Woman
    Tears of the Desert: One Woman's True Story of Surviving the Horrors of Darfur - by Halima Bashir and Damien Lewis

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780340963579 | ISBN 10: 0340963573

    Halima Bashir was born into the remote western deserts of Sudan. She grew up in a wonderfully rich environment and later went on to study medicine. At the age of twenty-four she returned to her tribe and began practising as their first ever qualified ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Night I Dreamed of Peace: An Extraordinary Diary of Courage from the Vietnam War by Dang Thuy Tram
    Last Night I Dreamed of Peace: An Extraordinary Diary of Courage from the Vietnam War - by Dang Thuy Tram

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781846040764 | ISBN 10: 1846040760

    'I've been up since 4 a.m, preparing for the enemy's attack...'  On June 22 1970, Dang Thuy Tram was killed by an American patrol in South Vietnam. She was an idealistic young doctor trying to defend her patients and, discovered amongst her p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Letters from a Lost Generation: First World War Letters of Vera Brittain and Four Friends by Edited by Alan Bishop and Mark Bostridge
    Letters from a Lost Generation: First World War Letters of Vera Brittain and Four Friends - by Edited by Alan Bishop and Mark Bostridge

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781844085705 | ISBN 10: 1844085708

    "Nothing in the papers, not the most vivid and heart-rending descriptions, have made me realise war like your letters."(Vera Brittain to her fiance, Roland Leighton, 17 April 1915) Letters from a Lost Generation is a memorable selection of letters ... more

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  • Cover image of book Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925 by Vera Brittain
    Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925 - by Vera Brittain

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780860680352 | ISBN 10: 0860680355

    In 1914 Vera Brittain was eighteen and, as war was declared, she was preparing to study at Oxford. Four years later her life - and the life of her whole generation - had changed in a way that was unimaginable in the tranquil pre-war era.  Testament o ... more

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