History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals Books for Review

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The editorial offices of History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals (HoPP) have received the following books for review, and the editors would like to hear from scholars interested in reviewing these titles.

HoPP is the scholarly journal of the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy and published by the University of Wisconsin Press.

Reviewers should consult the full review guidelines.

Please complete the History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals Book Reviewer Form (Google Forms) to indicate your interest in reviewing a book listed below or to be added to HoPP’s list of reviewers.

Books Received and Available for Review in HoPP:

  • Anthony C. Courtwright, The British Pharmacopoeia, 1864 to 2014: Medicines, International Standards, and the State (Ashgate, 2015).
  • Guillaume Lachenal, The Lomidine Files: The Untold Story of a Medical Disaster in Colonial Africa (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017).
  • Aro Velmet, Pasteur’s Empire: Bacteriology & Politics in France, Its Colonies, & the World (Oxford University Press, 2020).
  • James Tharin Bradford, Poppies, Politics, and Power: Afghanistan and the Global History of Drugs and Diplomacy (Cornell University Press, 2019).
  • Anthony Ryan Hatch, Silent Cells: The Secret Drugging of Captive America (University of Minnesota Press, 2019).
  • Rebecca Lemon, Addiction and Devotion in Early Modern England (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018).
  • Thomas Abraham, Polio: The Odyssey of Eradication (Oxford University Press, 2018).
  • Stuart Blume, Immunization: How Vaccines Became Controversial (Reaktion Books, 2017).
  • Robert A. Voeks, The Ethnobotany of Eden: Rethinking the Jungle Medicine Narrative (University of Chicago Press, 2018).
  • Paul Kelton, Cherokee Medicine, Colonial Germs: An Indigenous Nation’s Fight against Smallpox, 1518-1824 (University of Oklahoma Press, 2018).
  • Robert Bennett, Pill: Object Lessons (Bloomsbury, 2019).
  • Paul Ramirez, Enlightened Immunity: Mexico’s Experiments with Disease Prevention in the Age of Reason (Stanford University Press, 2018).
  • Carsten Timmermann, Moonshots at Cancer: The Roche Story (Editions Roche, 2020).
  • Nan Enstad, Cigarettes, Inc.: A Intimate History of Corporate Imperialism (University of Chicago Press, 2018).
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