Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: acoustics

  • Gulliver’s visit to the Academy of Lagado

    When Lemuel Gulliver left his beloved wife and children in August 1706 to undertake a sea voyage to the East Indies, his ship was boarded by pirates who set him adrift in a small canoe with only four days’ provisions. By skillful navigation he managed to land in the country of Balnibarbi and was able…