POXED & SCURVIED: The Story of Sickness and Health at Sea
As navies developed, the well-being of crews became a dominant factor in the success of naval operations, so it is no surprise that the Royal Navy led the way in shipboard medical provision, and sponsored many of the advances in diet and hygiene which by the Napoleonic Wars gave its fleets a significant advantage over all its enemies. Illus.
Publisher: Naval Institute
Item #: 4741072