Collaboration in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Changing Relationships in Britain and France, 1935-1965 / Edition 1

Collaboration in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Changing Relationships in Britain and France, 1935-1965 / Edition 1

by Viviane Quirke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415309824

ISBN-13: 9780415309820

Pub. Date: 09/14/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Examining the issue of 'British decline' after the war, this fascinating text describes the evolution of cooperation in Britain and France, and argues that the relationship between these two countries helped to disseminate a culture of research, resulting in the transformation of the medical sciences and the pharmaceutical industry in both countries.

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Examining the issue of 'British decline' after the war, this fascinating text describes the evolution of cooperation in Britain and France, and argues that the relationship between these two countries helped to disseminate a culture of research, resulting in the transformation of the medical sciences and the pharmaceutical industry in both countries.

Of interest to a wide range of academic disciplines, this highly relevant book discusses topics including penicillin, sulphamide drugs, and the effects of war in both countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415309820
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/14/2007
Series:
Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine Series
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction: A History of Collaborative Relationships     1
Blurred Boundaries: Drug Research and Production in Britain and France before World War Two     13
Research Institutions and Pharmaceutical Laboratories before World War Two     17
Scientific Communities and Networks before World War Two     53
Conclusion     95
Collaborative Networks in War and Peace     97
Mobilizing for War: Making Pennicillin in Britain and the United States     99
Collaboration and Resistance: Developing Penicillin and the Synthetic Anti-Histamines in France     135
Conclusion     167
Continuity and Change in Medical Science and Industry after World War Two     171
'Continuity through Revolution' in France     173
'Revolution through Continuity' in Britain     207
Conclusion     241
Conclusion: The Power of Rhetoric, and a Tale of Two Cultures     243
Notes     251
Bibliography     315
Index     343

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