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Some primitive trends in civilized justice. by  Gregory Zilboorg - 1943 - from Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M)  (SKU: 39324)

Some primitive trends in civilized justice.

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Some primitive trends in civilized justice.

by Zilboorg, Gregory

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Monticello, NY: Medical Journal Press, 1943. Small 4to (26.1 cm, 10.25"). 599–604 pp.

A paper "reprinted from the Journal of Criminal Psychopathology, vol. IV, no. 4, pages 599–604, April, 1943," and "read before the American League to Abolish Capital Punishment, Annual Meeting, Friday, April 24, 1942."
    Gregory Zilboorg (1890–1959) was a Ukrainian-born psychoanalyst and historian of psychiatry who emigrated to the U.S. in 1919, studied at Columbia, and after graduating in 1926 worked at the Bloomingdale Hospital. He eventually established a psychoanalytic practice in New York City, produced several important works.
    Here he argues against the death penalty for the mentally ill, and does so in a long-view of the death penalty in history. In original cream wrappers; very minor wrinkling to edges. Interior is unmarked.

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Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M) US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
39324
Title
Some primitive trends in civilized justice.
Author
Zilboorg, Gregory
Book condition
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Publisher
Medical Journal Press
Place of Publication
Monticello, NY
Date Published
1943
Size
Small 4to (26.1 cm, 10.25"). 599–604 pp.

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