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Cambridge University Press
Glaxo: A History to 1962

Glaxo: A History to 1962

by R. P. T. Davenport-Hines, Judy Slinn


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ISBN-13: 9780521415392
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/26/1992
Pages: 428
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. Merchants and Bonnie Babies: 1. The origins - Joseph Nathan and Co; 2. The Nathans and proprietary foods 1903–1918; 3. Boom and depression for Glaxo and the Nathans; 4. Diversification into pharmaceuticals: Glaxo Laboratories Ltd; 5. Early internationalisation and the growth of overseas markets 1909–1939; Part II. Pharmaceuticals in Britain: 6. Glaxo Laboratories and the hinge of fortune: the Second World War; 7. Pharmaceuticals triumphant 1946–1962; 8. Research and development: a strategy of science?; 9. The development and commercial exploitation of griseofulvin; Part III. Internationalisation of Pharmaceuticals: 10. Glaxo Laboratories and the international development of the pharmaceutical industry; 11. Across the Atlantic: North and South America; 12. The Commonwealth I: India and Pakistan; 13. The Commonwealth II: Australia and New Zealand; 14. The Commonwealth III. South Africa; 15. Glaxo in Europe; 16. Epilogue; Appendix; Notes; Selected bibliography; Index.

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