Author - Robert Macnish

From Wikipedia: Robert Macnish was born at Henderson’s Court, Jamaica Street, Glasgow. His father and grandfather were doctors and after private education in Glasgow and at the long-established Old Grammar School of Hamilton (renamed the Hamilton Academy in 1848), Robert Macnish undertook his medical studies at the University of Glasgow obtaining a C.M. degree in 1820 and an M.D. in 1825. In 1827 he became a Member of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (now known as the Royal College).

“The Anatomy of Drunkenness” is a book written by Robert Macnish, a Scottish physician, and published in 1834. The book provides a comprehensive exploration of the effects of alcohol on the human body and mind. It was one of the earliest scientific works to delve into the physiological and psychological aspects of alcohol consumption and intoxication.
Macnish’s book is divided into several chapters that discuss various aspects of drunkenness, including its causes, symptoms, and consequence… Read More