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Popular Medicines: An Illustrated History

Homan, Peter; Hudson, Briony; Rowe, Raymond C

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ISBN 10: 0853697280 / ISBN 13: 9780853697282
Published by Pharmaceutical Press
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Title: Popular Medicines: An Illustrated History

Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition:Good

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Fascinating historical details of 21 popular branded medicines are provided, some of which date back to the earliest proprietary medicines in the sixteenth century. Each pictorial history includes biographical details of the inventor, the origins of the medicine and its subsequent history and details of the medicine's formula and intended purpose. Each entry is highly illustrated including colourful historical adverts, portraits, photographs and images of the medicines themselves. Popular Medicines will appeal to pharmaceutical, medical and social historians, medical libraries, archives and museums, pharmacists and the general public.

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Popular Medicines: An illustrated history contains fascinating histories of well-known medicines. Historical details of 21 popular branded medicines are provided, some of which date back to the earliest proprietary medicines in the sixteenth century. Each pictorial history includes biographical details of the inventor, the origins of the medicine and its subsequent history and details of the medicine’s formula and intended purpose. Each entry is highly illustrated including colourful historical adverts, portraits, photographs and images of the medicines themselves. Popular Medicines will appeal to pharmaceutical, medical and social historians, medical libraries, archives and museums, pharmacists and the general public. Peter G Homan is Honorary Secretary, British Society for History of Pharmacy, UK and retired community pharmacist. Briony Hudson is Keeper of the Museum Collections, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, UK. Raymond C Rowe is Chief Scientist, Intelligensys UK and Professor of Industrial Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, UK.

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