Scurvy how a surgeon, a mariner, and a gentleman solved the greatest medical mystery of the age of sail

Title Scurvy how a surgeon, a mariner, and a gentleman solved the greatest medical mystery of the age of sail
Names Bown, Stephen R.
Book Number DB059013
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Chronicles the search for cause and cure of the disease that hindered maritime exploration and claimed over two million sailors' lives since the 1400s. Describes how three eighteenth-century figures--James Lind, Captain James Cook, and Sir Gilbert Blane--worked independently to understand and eliminate the affliction caused by vitamin C deficiency. 2003.
Narrator Wauters, Annie.
Local Subject Medicine & Health - MED
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History, United States - HUS
Sciences - SCI
Adventure Non-Fiction - ADVNF
Audience Notes Female narrator.
LC Subject Scurvy - History
Vitamin C - History
Call Number 616.394009 ANF
Language English
Released 2004
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2004 (Potomac Talking Book Services, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: 1st U.S. ed. New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2004. 0312313918
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