Garlic, Potatoes and Swords: Nineteenth-Century Quarantine at Sea

In the nineteenth century, the most frequent form of quarantine was rather different to the lockdown Scotland is experiencing now. Guest Blogger Lindsay Middleton explains: Rather than being confined to their homes and stopping travel, nineteenth-century quarantine largely affected those who engaged in commercial and leisure travel all over the globe. Namely, ships that were … Continue reading Garlic, Potatoes and Swords: Nineteenth-Century Quarantine at Sea