Triumph and Tragedy: The Story of Law and Liautard
Smith, Donald F.
More than any other 19th century veterinarians, James Law and Alexandre Liautard laid the groundwork for veterinary medicine as we know it today. One can only wonder how the profession would have developed if James Law had acceded to Liautard’s urging that he leave rural Ithaca and move his state-supported college to New York City, where he could have developed strengths in the beginning field of pet medicine and expand the academic and clinical relationships in the medical and comparative medical communities.
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
History of Veterinary Medicine; Liautard, Alexandre; Law, James; Cornell University; Iowa State University; University of Pennsylvania; American Veterinary Medical Association; United States Veterinary Medical Association; American Veterinary Journal; Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association; Land-Grant Universities; Veterinary Colleges in New York City; Veterinary Colleges in the United States
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