Justice at Nuremberg

Leo Alexander and the Nazi Doctors’ Trial

  • Ulf Schmidt

Part of the St Antony’s Series book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Ulf Schmidt
    Pages 1-18
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    Pages 19-33
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    Pages 34-72
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    Pages 73-104
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    Pages 105-159
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    Pages 160-198
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    Pages 199-263
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    Pages 264-297
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 298-386

About this book


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.


Austria history human rights medical ethics

Authors and affiliations

  • Ulf Schmidt
    • 1
  1. 1.University of KentCanterburyUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2004
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-00641-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-50524-7
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