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Rough Medicine

Rough Medicine


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About the Book

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.
About the Author:

Joan Druettis the author ofShe Captains: Heroines andHellions of the Sea(2000) andHen Frigates: Wives ofMerchant Captains Under Sail(1998). She lives in Wellington, New Zealand.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780415924528
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publisher Imprint: Routledge
  • Depth: 19
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 18 mm
  • Weight: 381 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0415924529
  • Publisher Date: 21 Sep 2001
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Height: 220 mm
  • No of Pages: 224
  • Series Title: English
  • Sub Title: Surgeons at Sea in the Age of Sail
  • Width: 147 mm


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