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Merchant seamen's health : 1860-1960 : medicine, technology, shipowners and the state in britain

Author: Tim Carter
Publisher: Suffolk, England ; Rochester, New York : The Boydell Press, 2014. ©2014
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Discusses the many measures taken in this period to improve seamen''s health and fitness.
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Carter, Tim.
Merchant seamen's health, 1860-1960 : medicine, technology, shipowners and the state in britain.
Suffolk, England ; Rochester, New York : The Boydell Press, ©2014
xviii, 216 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Carter
ISBN: 9781782043485 1782043489
OCLC Number: 899574209
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 216 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Contents: Frontcover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Glossary of nautical terms used; Introduction; 1 Health at sea before 1860; 2 Unseaworthy seamen; 3 The health of merchant seamen in the nineteenth century; 4 Injury and disease at sea in the nineteenth century; 5 The seaman ashore: victim, threat or patient?; 6 Bad food and donkey's breakfasts; 7 Fit for lookout duties; 8 The long-term health of seamen; 9 War, manpower and fitness for service; 10 Seamen's health in the welfare state; 11 Retrospect and prospect; Bibliography; Index.
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