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Rough Medicine

Surgeons at Sea in the Age of Sail

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Hardback

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Rough Medicine by Joan Druett
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Description

Using diaries, journals, and correspondences, Druett recounts the daily grind surgeons on nineteenth-century whaling ships faced: the rudimentary tools they used, the treatments they had at their disposal, the sorts of people they encountered in their travels, and the dangers they faced under the harsh conditions of life at sea.

Author Biography

Joan Druettis the author ofShe Captains: Heroines and Hellions of the Sea(2000) andHen Frigates: Wives of Merchant Captains Under Sail(1998). She lives in Wellington, New Zealand.
Release date NZ
October 4th, 2000
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
5 line drawings, 10 b&w photographs
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
224
Dimensions
152x229x23
ISBN-13
9780415924511
Product ID
1682661

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