an inspiration for all Afro-Caribbean women and nurses in particular
Mary Seacole Summary
Mary Seacole by Ron Ramdin
Mary Seacole was born in Jamaica in 1805. She came to England following a calling, wanting to serve as a nurse in the Crimean War.
Mary Seacole Reviews
'Ramdin tells it as it is. He rightly reports she was a plain-speaking woman who lived an adventurous life... This account contains important lessons for those of us who care, and demonstrates why she was voted the greatest black Briton in 2004.' -- Sarah Mullaly Church Times
About Ron Ramdin
Ron Ramdin is the author of several published books including Reimaging Britain: 500 Years of Black and Asian History, The Making of the Black Working Class in Britain, Paul Robeson: The Man and His Mission and the the Lifex of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Haus) He has lectured internationally and is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Royal Historical Society and is serving on the Mayor's Commission on African and Asian Heritage.
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