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TRACTS ON MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE: INCLUDING SAMUEL FARR'S ELEMENTS OF MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE, WILLIAM DEASE'S REMARKS ON MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE, G.E. MALE'S EPITOME...

Cooper, Thomas


Item #: 62039

Pages: xvi, 456 pp.
Published: OE; James Webster; Reprinted in 2007.

Subjects: MEDICAL LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE, PSYCHOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY

Reprint of the first work on forensic medicine and medicaljurisprudence published in the United States. The mostextensive work of its kind then available in America, itincludes the first domestic printing of Haslam's landmarkTreatise on Insanity (1817). Other topics treated at lengthinclude rape, abortion and poisoning. Cooper, a chemist andlawyer by training, was a polymath who published books onlaw, political science, economics, medicine and the naturalsciences. A friend of Joseph Priestley and Thomas Jefferson,he was a professor of chemistry at Dickinson College and theUniversity of Pennsylvania. He joined the faculty of SouthCarolina College in 1819 and became its president in 1820.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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