Legal medicine in history [E-Book] / edited by Michael Clark and Catherine Crawford.
Clark, Michael, (editor)
Crawford, Catherine, (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1994
1 online resource (xi, 364 pages)
Cambridge studies in the history of medicine
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Table of Contents:
  • Forensic medicine in early colonial Maryland, 1633-83 / Helen Brock and Catherine Crawford
  • The scope of legal medicine in Lancashire and Cheshire, 1660-1760 / David Harley
  • Suspicious infant deaths: the statute of 1624 and medical evidence at coroners' inquests / Mark Jackson
  • Legalizing medicine: early modern legal systems and the growth of medico-legal knowledge / Catherine Crawford
  • Infanticide trials and forensic medicine: Wurttemberg, 1757-93 / Mary Nagel Wessling
  • Training medical policemen: forensic medicine and public health in nineteenth-century Scotland / Brenda White.
  • (cont.) "I answer as a physician": opinion as fact in pre-McNaughtan insanity trials / Joel Peter Eigen
  • Understanding the terrorist: anarchism, medicine and politics in fin-de-siecle France / Ruth Harris
  • Malingerers, the "weak-minded" criminal and the "moral imbecile": how the English prison medical officer became an expert in mental deficiency, 1880-1930 / Stephen Watson
  • The magistrate of the poor? Coroners and deaths in custody in nineteenth-century England / Joe Sim and Tony Ward
  • Coroners, corruption and the politics of death: forensic pathology in the United States / Julie Johnson
  • Unbuilt Bloomsbury: medico-legal institutes and forensic science laboratories in England between the wars / Norman Ambage and Michael Clark
  • Rex v. Bourne and the medicalization of abortion / Barbara Brookes and Paul Roth.