Health, Medicine, and the Sea

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In this lively, well-researched study, Foxhall examines how convicts, emigrants and ships' surgeons created medical knowledge at sea in the first half of the 19th century. Focusing on the route between the ports of Britain and Ireland and the Australian colonies, it makes a significant contribution to the histories of medicine, penal reform, colonialism and immigration.

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Health, Medicine, and the Sea

Health, Medicine, and the Sea

Australian Voyages, c 1815-1860

Hardback264pp Illustrated

9780719085710     Product Code: 220704

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In this lively, well-researched study, Foxhall examines how convicts, emigrants and ships' surgeons created medical knowledge at sea in the first half of the 19th century. Focusing on the route between the ports of Britain and Ireland and the Australian colonies, it makes a significant contribution to the histories of medicine, penal reform, colonialism and immigration.

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