The Ambulance


Katherine Traver Barkley

This reprint of the 1978 book is one of the very few books available on the subject.

It documents the history of emergency medical transportation from 900 A.D. to the 1970's.

Topics include:

  • Ambulances during the American Civil War
  • The Geneva Convention of 1864
  • Motor Ambulances
  • Doctors Dunning and Crawford, the first women ambulance surgeons
  • World War I and II ambulance services
  • The ambulance as a hobby
  • Animal ambulances


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SpecificationsLoad N Go Press, 1990 reprint
6 x 9 softcover
207 pages, 156 photos & drawings
ISBN: 0-9626357-2-3

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