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Perspectives on twentieth-century pharmaceuticals / [edited by] Viviane Quirke and Judy Slinn.

  • Quirke, Viviane.
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Oxford ; New York : Peter Lang, 2009.

Physical description

xii, 483 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Models for production and regulation : the diphtheria serum in Germany and France / Jonathan Simon and Axel C. Hüntelmann -- Struggling for the market : strategies of Dutch pharmaceutical companies, 1880-1940 / Frank Huisman -- Distributing penicillin : the clinic, the hero, and industrial production in Spain, 1943-1952 / María Jesús Santesmases -- The scientist-entrepreneur or financing in pharmaceutical research : a portrait of the malariologist Werner Schulemann, 1888-1975 / Marione Hulversheidt -- Scientists, doctors, and drug development : the history of Raymond P. Ahlquist's receptor theory, 1948-1988 / Cay-Rüdiger Prüll -- Proposition of a model for the discussion of medications during medical encounters / Claude Richard and Marie-Therese Lussier --
Twentieth-century American contributions to the growth of the Beecham Enterprise / Tony Corley -- Linking research and marketing, a pharmaceutical innovation / Sergio Sismondo -- Relieving twentieth-century excesses : the socialization of antacid and laxative uses through advertising / Manon Niquette and William J. Buxton -- Reducing with dinitrophenol : self-medication, and the challenge of regulating a dangerous pharmaceutical before the US Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act / John P. Swann -- Charitable innovations : the political economy of thalassemia research and drug development in the United States, 1960-2000 / Dominique A. Tobbell -- Imperfect methods and uncertain choices : the regulation and marketing of emergency contraception in the United States / Heather Munro Prescott -- Producing ascorbic acid : how microbes transformed the pharmaceutical company Hoffmann-La Roche, 1933-1953 / Beat Bøchi -- Pharma in transition : new approaches to drug development at F. Hoffmann-La Roche & Co, 1960-1980 / Michael Bürgi and Bruno J. Strasser -- Knowledge creation dynamics and the growth of biotech firms in Quebec / Anne-Laure Saives ... [et al.].


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