Before the Mast: Life and Death Aboard the Mary Rose

Before the Mast: Life and Death Aboard the Mary Rose

by Julie Gardiner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781842175040
Publisher: Oxbow Books Limited
Publication date: 07/28/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 760
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: LIFE ON THE MARY ROSE: THE CONTENTS OF THE SHIP
1. The ‘Good Shippe’ Mary Rose: an Introduction
2. Silk Hats to Woolly Socks: clothing remains
3. Personal Possessions: purses to paternosters
4. Septicaemia, Scurvy and the Spanish Pox: provisions for sickness and injury at sea
5. ‘Dance and Skylark’: musical instruments
6. A Host of Shining Angels: money on board
7. Navigation and Ship's Communication
8. Routine Maintenance and ‘Housework’
9. Plain and Functional: furniture on the Mary Rose
10. ‘Everything on Top and Nothing Handy’: stowage on board
11. Feeding the Crew: cooking, serving and eating

PART 2: SCIENTIFIC STUDIES: CREW, CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT,
12. Acquiring the Data: introduction to the palaeo-environmental and scientific analyses
13. The Crew of the Mary Rose
14. Provisions for Board and Lodging: the animal and plant remains
15. Conditions on Board: pests, parasites and pollen
16. Science and the Mary Rose

PART 3: LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
17. Concluding Comments and Avenues for Future Research
Appendix 1: Chest contents
Appendix 2: Catalogue of textile remains
Appendix 3: Plant remains
Bibliography
Index

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