All Issues of Pharmacy in History are available at JSTOR.
Sonnedecker: A Life
Editor’s Introduction: Envisioning the Future, by Lucas Richert
The Yew Tree and the Crab: A Case Study of Big Pharma, Small Pharma, and an Anti-Cancer Drug, by Jacalyn Duffin
“Who Takes the Blame?”: Retail Chemists, Doctors, and the Control of “Dangerous Drugs” in Inter-War Britain, by Patricia Barton
Commentaries on the Future of the History of Pharmacy
Future of the History of Pharmacy and Pharmacy in History: A Response, by Elizabeth Siegel Watkins
Future of Pharmaceutical History: Some Remarks, by Axel Helmstädter
Drug Trajectories: Interviews with Researchers, by Rafaela Zorzanelli
Interview with Nancy Campbell, Rafaela Zorzanelli and Nancy Campbell
Psychedelic Revolutionaries: LSD and the Birth of Hallucinogenic Research, by Patrick Wayne Barber, Reviewer: Alexander Dawson
Drug War Pathologies: Embedded Corporatism and U.S. Drug Enforcement in the Americas, by Horace A. Bartilow, Reviewer: Matthew DeCloedt
OD: Naloxone and the Politics of Overdose, by Nancy D. Campbell, Reviewer: Ulrich Koch
The Age of Addiction: How Bad Habits Became Big Business, by David Courtwright, Reviewer: Matthew Smith
Clinical Pharmacy in the United States: Transformation of a Profession, by Robert M. Elenbaas, Dennis B. Worthen and C. Edwin Webb, Reviewer: Catherine A. Taglieri
Public Health Archives: Public Health in Modern America: 1890-1970, Gale scholarly database, Reviewer: Micaela Sullivan-Fowler
It All Depends on the Dose: Poisons and Medicines in European History, edited by Ole Peter Grell, Andrew Cunningham, and Jon Arrizabalaga, Reviewer: Amélie Bonney
Ten Drugs: How Plants, Powders, and Pills Have Shaped the History of Medicine, by Thomas Hager, Reviewer: Emily Dufton.
Mind Fixers: Psychiatry’s Troubled Search for the Biology of Mental Illness, by Anne Harrington, Reviewer: Ian Miller
Mescaline: A Global History of the First Psychedelic, by Mike Jay, Reviewer: Evan Bonney
Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic, by Richard A. McKay, Reviewer: Maeleigh Tidd
The Pharmacist, directed by Julia Willoughby Nason and Jenner Furst, Reviewer: Todd D. Sorensen
An Epic History of Pharmacy: Pharmacy in the Ancient World, by Luis Marcos Nogales, Reviewer: Petros Bouras-Vallianatos
Containing Addiction: The Federal Bureau of Narcotics and the Origins of America’s Global Drug War, by Matthew R. Pembleton, Reviewer: Claire D. Clark
The Collector’s Cabinet with Miniature Apothecary Shop, edited by Paul van Duin, editor, Reviewer: Gregory J. Higby
Visual Pharmacy, by Gregory J. Higby
“Pe-Ru-Na for Spanish Influenza”
Previous volumes of Pharmacy in History
Volume 61 (2019)
Volume 60 (2018)
Volume 59 (2017)
Volume 58 (2016)
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Upcoming events of interest to historians of pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, medicines, science, and related fields. (Event information current when posted. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, please double-check the status of all events):
March 31-April 2, 2023: Annual Conference of the British Society for the History of Pharmacy, Oxford, UK.
May 10-12, 2023: 119th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, Nashville, TN.
May 11-14, 2023: 96th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
July 22-26, 2023: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Aurora, CO.
August 30-September 2, 2023: Biennial Meeting of the European Association for the History of Medicine and Health, Oslo, Norway.
November 11-14, 2023: Annual Meeting of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Dallas, TX.
December 3-7, 2023: Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Anaheim, CA.
January 4-7, 2024: Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, San Francisco, CA.
September 4-7, 2024: 46th International Congress for the History of Pharmacy, Belgrade Serbia.