How a Surgeon, a Mariner and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail.
The fascinating story of how the greatest medical mystery of the Age of Sail was unravelled - the cure to scurvy. Surgeon James Lind, sea captain James Cook and physician Sir Gilbert Blane solved the riddle to this dreaded disease, their achievements heralding a new era in maritime exploration.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 12 / 2007