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Author Unger, Harlow G., 1931-

Title Dr. Benjamin Rush : the founding father who healed a wounded nation / Harlow Giles Unger.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Da Capo Press, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Rush,B UNG    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First Da Xapo press edition.
Description xvii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The making of a physician -- The making of a patriot -- Broken by a cannon ball -- The Revolution is not over -- My friends in jails -- Murder by war -- Hundred days of doom -- "You cannot die now, doctor!" -- Bleed, bleed, bleed -- Father of psychiatry -- On the causes of death -- Healing the last wound -- Post mortem -- Appendix A. Selected writings of Benjamin Rush by topic -- Appendix B. Medical inquiries and observations by Benjamin Rush -- Appendix C. Essays: literary, moral & philosophical -- Appendix D. Thomas Jefferson's syllabus of an estimate of the merit of the doctrines of Jesus, compared with those of others.
Summary "A revealing biography of Dr. Benjamin Rush--fiery signer of the Declaration of Independence, prominent physician, ardent politician, zealous social reformer, passionate humanitarian, and dedicated educator."--Provided by publisher.
Subject Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
United States. Declaration of Independence -- Signers -- Biography.
University of Pennsylvania -- Faculty -- Biography.
Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.
Social reformers -- United States -- Biography.
Revolutionaries -- United States -- Biography.
Physicians -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
College teachers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Biography.
Added Title Founding father who healed a wounded nation
ISBN 9780306824326 (hardcover) : $28.00
0306824329 (hardcover) : $28.00

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