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Maritime quarantine : the British experience, c.1650-1900 / John Booker.

  • Booker, John, 1941-
Date
[2007], ©2007
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2007], ©2007.

Physical description

xviii, 624 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references.

Contents

The seventeenth century -- Menace from the Baltic: policy and procedure -- Menace from the Baltic: mercantile worries -- The French infection -- Meddling in the Mediterranean -- Messina and the aftermath -- Elusive aspirations -- Foul-bill dilemma -- Painful progress -- Kentish fiasco -- Malta: war, peace and plague -- The disbelievers -- Mediterranean misery -- Countdown to cholera -- Trying to confer -- A stubborn demise.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    JPD.41.AA6-8
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780754661788
  • 0754661784