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Rough Medicine

(2000)
Surgeons At Sea in the Age of Sail
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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.

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Hardback Editions

October 2000 : UK Hardback
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Title: Rough Medicine: Surgeons at Sea in the Age of Sail
Author(s): Joan Druett
ISBN: 0-415-92451-0 / 978-0-415-92451-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Routledge
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

September 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Rough Medicine: Surgeons at Sea in the Age of Sail
Author(s): Joan Druett
ISBN: 0-415-92452-9 / 978-0-415-92452-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Routledge
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

January 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Rough Medicine: Surgeons at Sea in the Age of Sail
Author(s): Joan Druett
Publisher: Routledge
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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