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Letters from the Crimea : writing home, a Dundee doctor

Author: David Greig; Douglas Hill; Trevor Royle
Publisher: Dundee : Dundee University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[This book contains] ... letters from a young Dundee surgeon who had volunteered to serve with the British Army during the Crimean War 1854-1856 ... There is very little about the much-documented chaos of the campaign and the misery in the British Military Hospital in Constantinople. Instead we have this young doctor's first-hand ... comments on the events that took place around him"--Preface.
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Genre/Form: Collected Correspondence
Briefsammlung
Biography
Records and correspondence
Named Person: David Greig
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Greig; Douglas Hill; Trevor Royle
ISBN: 9781845860943 1845860942
OCLC Number: 713181799
Description: xi, 224 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Departure from Great Britain --
Scutari --
Kulalie; death of a colleague --
Sickness, near death --
Siege of Sebastopol --
Attack on Kinburn --
Cholera again --
Peace --
Home to Britain --
Return to Scutari, 1890.
Responsibility: edited by Douglas Hill ; introduction by Trevor Royle.
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"[This book contains] ... letters from a young Dundee surgeon who had volunteered to serve with the British Army during the Crimean War 1854-1856 ... There is very little about the much-documented chaos of the campaign and the misery in the British Military Hospital in Constantinople. Instead we have this young doctor's first-hand ... comments on the events that took place around him"--Preface.

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