Justice at Nuremberg: Leo Alexander and the Nazi Doctors' Trial / Edition 2

Justice at Nuremberg: Leo Alexander and the Nazi Doctors' Trial / Edition 2

by U. Schmidt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230006418

ISBN-13: 9780230006416

Pub. Date: 06/30/2004

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

This book traces the history of the Nuremberg Doctors' Trial of 1946-47, through the eyes of the Austrian émigré psychiatrist Leo Alexander, whose investigations helped the US prosecution. Schmidt provides a detailed insight into the origins of human rights in medical science and into the changing role of international law, ethics and politics.

Overview

This book traces the history of the Nuremberg Doctors' Trial of 1946-47, through the eyes of the Austrian émigré psychiatrist Leo Alexander, whose investigations helped the US prosecution. Schmidt provides a detailed insight into the origins of human rights in medical science and into the changing role of international law, ethics and politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230006416
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
06/30/2004
Series:
St. Antony's Series
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
386
Sales rank:
1,259,034
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue The Austrian Jew The Émigré The War Crimes Investigator The Road to Nuremberg Constructing the Doctors' Trial The Nuremberg Code Post-war Medical Ethics Bibliography Index

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