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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
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  973.3 UNGER    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  BIOG. RUSH, B.    Storage
Edition First Da Xapo press edition.
Description xvii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-291) 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.
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813. (OCoLC)fst00000120
University of Pennsylvania. (OCoLC)fst00533808
Declaration of Independence (United States) (OCoLC)fst01356069
Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.
Revolutionaries -- United States -- Biography.
Physicians -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
College teachers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
Social reformers -- United States -- Biography.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Biography.
College teachers. (OCoLC)fst00868114
Physicians. (OCoLC)fst01062841
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Revolutionaries. (OCoLC)fst01096578
Social reformers. (OCoLC)fst01122841
Statesmen. (OCoLC)fst01131990
Universities and colleges -- Faculty. (OCoLC)fst01161748
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia. (OCoLC)fst01204170
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1775-1783
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Added Title Founding father who healed a wounded nation
Other Form: Online version: Unger, Harlow G., 1931- Dr. Benjamin Rush First Da Xapo press edition. New York, NY : Da Capo Press, [2018] 9780306824333 (DLC) 2018012680
ISBN 9780306824326 (hardcover)
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