From the publisher’s description:
This pathbreaking study analyzes the impact of racism on the development of the nursing profession, particularly on black women in the profession, during the first half of this century. Hine uncovers shameful episodes in nursing history and probes the nature and extent of racial conflict and cooperation in the profession.
SubjectsHistory / Medicine / Nursing / Health Care / African American History / Women's History / History of Medicine /
Hine, Darlene Clark (NHC Fellow, 1986–87). Black Women in White: Racial Conflict and Cooperation in the Nursing Profession, 1890-1950. Blacks in the Diaspora. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989.