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Life Outside the Medical Centre: Health and Sickness in Early Modern Dundee

Elizabeth Foyster

in Dundee: Renaissance to Enlightenment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860165
eISBN:
9781474406017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860165.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter considers the methods of care and medical services in early modern Dundee, on medical relationships, how the system worked, and the role of women. It shows that although Dundee was ... More


Dangers, Mutinies, and the Law

Alastair Couper

in Sailors and Traders: A Maritime History of the Pacific Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832391
eISBN:
9780824869946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832391.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the dangers and hardships experienced by Pacific sailors at sea, including death and unfair and harsh treatment by the captains of foreign ships, and the laws that were ... More


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