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Author Foxhall, Katherine, author
Title Health, medicine, and the sea : Australian voyages, c.1815-1860 / Katherine Foxhall
Imprint Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016
©2012
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Edition Paperback edition
Descript xi, 250 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
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Note Originally published in hardcover 2012
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-245) and index
1. Problems of departure -- 2. Steaming ships -- Voyage I: Eliza Baldwinson (1832) -- 3. Geographies of the tropical Atlantic -- 4. 'Such concentrated mischief': scurvy and imprisonment -- 5. Trust and authority below the hatches -- Voyage II: Henry Wellings (1858) -- 6. From emigrants to immigrants: quarantine and the colony
During the 19th century, over 1.5 million migrants set sail from the British Isles to begin new lives in the Australian colonies. Health, medicine and the sea follows these people on a fascinating journey around half the globe to give a rich account of the creation of lay and professional medical knowledge in an ever-changing maritime environment
Subject Penal transportation -- Australia -- History -- 19th century
Prisoners -- Transportation -- Medical care -- History -- 19th century
Convict ships -- Health aspects
Prisoners -- Health and hygiene
Prisoners -- Australia -- History -- 19th century
Naval Medicine -- history -- Australia
Naval Medicine -- history -- Great Britain
History, 19th Century -- Australia
History, 19th Century -- Great Britain
Oceans and Seas -- Australia
Oceans and Seas -- Great Britain
Prisoners -- history -- Australia
Prisoners -- history -- Great Britain
Transients and Migrants -- history -- Australia
Transients and Migrants -- history -- Great Britain
Travel Medicine -- history -- Australia
Travel Medicine -- history -- Great Britain
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