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Physician to the Fleet - The Life and Times of Thomas Trotter, 1760-1832


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The Edinburgh Experience Medicine at Sea HMS Berwick Surgeon of a Slaver Northumbrian Interlude Recalled to the Colours The Royal Hospital, Haslar Physician to the Channel Fleet The Conquest of Scurvy Shore-based in Plymouth Honours and Half Pay Married Life and Civilian Practice An Essay on Drunkenness A War of Pamphlets A View of the Nervous Temperament Physician as Poet and Playwright Thomas Trotter and the Great Theatre of Life


As expected from Boydell, the book is well-produced and illustrated. * ANNUAL BULLETIN OF HISTORICAL LITERATURE *
The authors' evident enthusiasms and meticulous scholarship will surely encourage maritime historians, particularly those interested in naval medicine, to search out this book. * INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MARITIME HISTORY *
A well-written and well-paced book that is essential reading for any historian of Nelson's Navy. * MEDICAL HISTORY *
[The authors] must be commended for their excellent contribution to furthering our understanding of this period. Their well-written and superbly researched biography will be welcomed by scholars and students of naval history, medical history, slavery and the Atlantic World. * THE NORTHERN MARINER *
A core addition to any history collection with a focus on medicine or military. * THE MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW *

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