George Urdang (1882-1960): Images from His Life and Work

George Urdang (1882-1960): Images from His Life and Work

Author: Holger Goetzendorff
Publisher: Buchdruckerei des Waisenhauses in den Franckeschen Stiftungen
Year Published: 2000
Pages: 128
Price: $20.00 ($12.00 for members)

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This work tries to support the interest in the history of pharmacy of a certain period of time by illustrations that were not seen before in their entirety and this connection… This illustrations in this book try to create a three-dimensional pictures pf Urdang’s time. The visualization of that period of this history of pharmacy using modern media could increase the appeal of the history of pharmacy.

Table of Contents:

  • Foreword, by Glenn Sonnedecker (page 3)
  • Introduction (page 5)
  • Urdang seen by H. George Wolfe (page 5)
  • Urdang Nowadays (page 7)
  • A Survey of Urdang’s Work (page 8)
  • Urdang’s Curriculum Vitae (page 22)
  • German Translation (page 24)
  • Illustrations (page 44)
  • Chapter I – The Pharmacist (page 45)
  • Chapter II – The Editor (page 61)
  • Chapter III – The Emigrant (page 91)
  • Chapter IV – The Professor (page 127)
  • Chapter V – The Supervisor (page 145)
  • Chapter VI – The Successors (page 187)
  • Particulars and Autographs (page 218)
  • Plates (page 236)
  • Index (page 247)
  • Bibliography (page 255)
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