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

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Carter, Tim, Dr (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, New York : Boydell Press, [2014]
Table of Contents:
  • Health at sea before 1860
  • Unseaworthy seamen
  • The health of merchant seamen in the ninteenth century
  • Injury and disease at sea in the ninteenth century
  • The seaman ashore: victim, threat or patient?
  • Bad food and donkey's breakfasts
  • Fit for lookout duties
  • The long-term health of seamen
  • War, manpower and fitness for service
  • Seamen's health in the welfare state
  • Retrospect and prospect.