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Haines, Robin

Doctors at Sea

Haines, Robin - Doctors at Sea, ebook

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Table of contents

1. ‘It would be very satisfactory to land them all in good health’: Emigrants and their superintendents at sea
Robin Haines

2. ‘May it be the last of our sorrows’: Disease and death at sea
Robin Haines

3. ‘The obstinately dirty character of the people’: Origins, children, and epidemics at sea
Robin Haines

4. ‘A most efficient body of officers’: Surgeon superintendents and their responsibilities
Robin Haines

5. ‘His many duties and anxieties’: Supervision and discipline at sea
Robin Haines

6. ‘The mother’s milk generally fails them in about six weeks’: Infant and child health
Robin Haines

7. ‘The people suffered greatly in consequence’: Discomfort, weather, and Great Circle sailing
Robin Haines

8. ‘The Dr is supreame over all on board bar the Capton and Officers’: Matrons, constables, and emigrants
Robin Haines

9. ‘Firmness and indulgence, consideration and strictness’: Dr Strutt’s management of families and Irish girls
Robin Haines

10. ‘I held a court in the ward’: Dr Ayre and democracy at sea
Robin Haines

11. ‘The passengers are falling sick every day’: Epidemics and quarantine
Robin Haines

Keywords: History, Social History, Cultural History, Imperialism and Colonialism, Australasian History, World History, Global and Transnational History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
258 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230248427
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-54109-6

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