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RODRIGUES, Jaime. A large, broad and deep tomb: Health food in the Atlantic, 16th to 18th centuries. Rev. Hist. (São Paulo) [online]. 2013, n.168, pp.325-350. ISSN 0034-8309.

From the historiography, the colonial chronic and the travel journal across the Atlantic, this article proposes a study about the nourishment of seamen and health problems result of supply ships. Quantity and quality of food are seen as factors that interfered with the success of the travels.

Keywords : Health; nourishment; Atlantic history.

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