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The History of Pharmacy

A Selected Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

Edited by Gregory Higby, Elaine C. Stroud


334 pages

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Originally published in 1995, The History of Pharmacy is a critical bibliography of selected information on the history of pharmacy. The book is designed to guide students and academics through the history of science and technology. Topics range from medicine, chemical technology and the economics and business of pharmacy to pharmacy’s influence in the arts. The bibliography includes an exhaustive selection of primary and secondary sources and is arranged chronologically. This book will be of interest to those researching in the area of the history of science and technology and will appeal to students and academic researchers alike.

Table of Contents


Part I: Bibliographies and General Studies

1a. Bibliographies, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries

1b. General Historical Literature and Historiography

1c. National Studies

1d. Company Histories

1e. Biographies

Part II: Special Subjects

2a. Practice of Pharmacy

2b. Basic Pharmaceutical Disciplines

2c. Materia Medica (Drugs) and Drug Therapy

2d. Laws and Regulations

2e. Professional Pharmaceutical Literature: Classics, Historical Studies

2f. Professional and Social Aspects

2g. Economic and Business Aspects

2h. Education

2j. Manufacturing (not including company histories)

2k. Patent Medicines and Quackery

Part III: Pharmacy in the Arts

3a. Architecture and Interior Design

3b. Painting, Sculpture, Graphic Arts, and Photography

3c. Creative Literature

3d. Music

Author Index

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1926 and 1995, draw together research by leading academics in the area of medicine and history, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines the advancement of medicine throughout history from medicine in antiquity to advancements in science during the Victorian period, the set looks at the rise of the medical profession, how medical journals have adapted and contributed to modern medicine, midwifery and surgical practices, whilst also exploring medical history and advancements throughout the world. This set will be of particular interest to academics of history, medicine, sociology and anthropology respectively.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General