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作者 Myrsiades, Linda
書名 Law and Medicine in Revolutionary America : Dissecting the Rush v. Cobbett Trial, 1799
出版項 Cranbury : Lehigh University Press, 2012
©2012
國際標準書號 9781611461039 (electronic bk.)
9781611461022
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說明 1 online resource (214 pages)
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系列 Studies in Eighteenth-Century America and the Atlantic World
Studies in Eighteenth-Century America and the Atlantic World
附註 Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Prolegomena -- Chapter 1: Benjamin Rush and the Culture of Medicine -- Chapter 2: Malpractice Law and Benjamin Rush -- Chapter 3: William Cobbett and the Scurrilous Press -- Chapter 4: Libel Law and William Cobbett -- Chapter 5: Sangrado v. The Cloven Foot: The Trial -- Chapter 6: The Trial Concluded -- Afterword -- Bibliography
This study focuses on two critical figures in late eighteenth-century America-the physician Benjamin Rush and the journalist William Cobbett- as they clashed in one of the most important trials of post-revolutionary America, a libel trial that pitted medicine against the press, republicanism against federalism, and privacy against the public welfare
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Myrsiades, Linda Law and Medicine in Revolutionary America : Dissecting the Rush v. Cobbett Trial, 1799 Cranbury : Lehigh University Press,c2012 9781611461022
主題 Trials (Libel) - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia - History - 18th century
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