Nursing History Review, an annual peer-reviewed publication of the American Association for the History of Nursing, is a showcase for the most significant current research on nursing history. Regular sections include scholarly articles, over a dozen book reviews of the best publications on nursing and health care history that have appeared in the past year, and a section abstracting new doctoral dissertations on nursing history. Historians, researchers, and individuals fascinated with the rich field of nursing will find this an important resource.
Patricia D'Antonio, RN, PhD, is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, a Fellow at the Center for the Study of the History of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Associate Editor of Nursing History Review. She is currently working on a book about psychiatric care in early nineteenth-century Philadelphia.