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CONTENTS List of Illustrations List of Maps List of Tables Preface Acknowledgements CHAPTERS 1. The Seventeenth Century 2. Menace from the Baltic: Policy and Procedure 3. Menace from the Baltic: Mercantile Worries 4. The French Infection 5. Meddling in the Mediterranean 6. Messina and the Aftermath 7. Elusive Aspirations 8. Foul-bill Dilemma 9. Painful Progress 10. Kentish Fiasco 11. Malta: War, Peace and Plague 12. The Disbelievers 13. Mediterranean Misery 14. Countdown to Cholera 15. Trying to Confer 16. A Stubborn Demise Glossary Bibliography Appendix 1 (a): Quarantine Stations in Great Britain and the Channel Islands Appendix 1 (b): Quarantine Stations in Ireland Appendix 2: Summary of Acts of the Westminster Parliament relating wholly or in part to quarantine Appendix 3: Petitioners for the release of ships from quarantine, 1709-14 Appendix 4: Gross receipts and expenses of the quarantine service in Great Britain 1800¿23 (to nearest £ sterling) Appendix 5: Quarantine income at Malta, with breakdown of components (when known) Appendix 6: Quarantine expenditure under British control on Malta
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Quarantine -- Great Britain -- History.
Communicable diseases -- Great Britain -- Prevention -- History.
Naval hygiene -- Great Britain -- History.
Quarantine -- history -- Great Britain.
History, 17th Century -- Great Britain.
History, 18th Century -- Great Britain.
History, 19th Century -- Great Britain.
Naval Medicine -- history -- Great Britain.