Health and medicine at sea, 1700-1900 / edited by David Boyd Haycock and Sally Archer.

Maritime medicine, together with its links to the development of empire, is a burgeoning area of historical interest and enquiry. This book, based on extensive original research, explores the history of health and medicine in maritime and imperial context.

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Bibliographic Details
Online Access: Full Text (via Cambridge)
Other Authors: Haycock, David Boyd, 1968- (Editor), Archer, Sally (Editor)
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Woodbridge : Boydell Press, 2009.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : health, medicine and the maritime world : a history of two centuries / David Boyd Haycock
  • "The intention is certain noble" : the Western Squadron, medical trials and the sick and hurt board during the Seven Years War (1756-63) / Erica M. Charters
  • Royal Navy surgeons, 1793-1815 : a collective biography / Michael Crumplin
  • The sick and hurt board : fit for purpose? / Pat Crimmin
  • An "important and truely national subject" : the West African service and the health of the Royal Navy in the mid nineteenth century / Mark Harrison
  • Mortality and migration : a survey / Hamish Maxwell-Stewart and Ralph Shlomowitz
  • Slave purchasing strategies and shipboard mortality : day-to-day evidence from the Dutch African trade, 1751-1797 / Simon J. Hogerzeil and David Richardson
  • Ships, families and surgeons : migrant voyages to Australia in the age of the sail / Robin Haines
  • Medical encounters on the Kala Pani : regulation and resistance in the passage of indentured Indian migrants, 1834-1900 / Laurence Brown and Radica Mahase.