Pharmacy in History Vol. 61 (2019)

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Pharmacy in History vol. 61, no. 3 & 4 (2019)

Pharmacy in History vol. 61, no. 3&$ cover


Editor’s Introduction, by Lucas Richert

Human Rights Legislation and the Medicalization of Cannabis in Canada, ca. 2000–Present, by Matthew DeCloedt

Medical Cannabis in Argentina, by Lucía Romero

Medicine, Moral Panic, and the International Context of Canadian Cannabis Prohibition, by Michael Couchman

Cannabis Commentary: A Pharmacist’s Perspective, by Natalie Schmitz

Special Section—Future of the History of Pharmacy

Review Essay

Centering Patients and Consumers in Pharmaceutical History, by James H. Mills
Review of Therapeutic Revolutions: Pharmaceuticals and Social Change in the Twentieth Century, by Jeremy Greene, Flurin Condrau, Elizabeth Siegel Watkins, eds. & Pharmocracy: Value, Politics, and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine by Kaushik Sunder Rajan

Book Reviews

Drugs on the Page: Pharmacopoeias and Healing Knowledge in the Early Modern Atlantic World, by Matthew James Crawford and Joseph M. Gabrield (eds.), Review by Barbara Di Gennaro Splendore

Materia Medica, Savoirs er Usages des Médicaments aux Époques Médiévales et Modernes, by Philip Rieder and François Zanetti (eds.), Review by Armel Cornu

Proteins, Pathologies and Politics: Dietary Innovation and Disease from the Nineteenth Century, by David Gentilcore and Matthew Smith (eds.), Review by Peder Clark

Managing Diabetes, Managing Medicine: Chronic Disease and Clinical Bureaucracy in Post-War Britain, by Martin D. Moore, Review by Rachel Meach

Coca Wine; Angelo Mariani’s Miraculous Elixir and the Birth of Modern Advertising, by Aymon de Lestrange, Review by Michael Flannery

Psychedelic Prophets: The Letters of Aldous Huxley and Humphry Osmond, by Cynthia Carson Bisbee, Paul Bisbee, Erika Dyck, Patrick Farrell, James Sexton, and James W. Spark (eds.), Review by Robert Dickins

The Japanese Pharmaceutical Industry: Its Evolution and Current Challenges, by Maki Umemura, Review by Julia S. Yongue

Visual Pharmacy, by Gregory J. Higby

“Pharmacy Today and Tomorrow”

Pharmacy in History vol. 61, no. 1 & 2 (2019)

Cover of Pharmacy in History vol. 61, no. 1 & 2


Editor’s Introduction, by Lucas Richert

Government as Apothecary: Civil War Pharmacy and the Common Good, Michael Flannery

Erectogenic Drugs in Greek Medicine, by Brent Arehart

Heroin and Medical Reasoning: The Power of Analogy, by Gregory J. Higby

Greg Higby Reminiscences

Selected Bibliography of Greg Higby’s Publications, Compiled by Gregory Bond


Visual Pharmacy, Selected by Gregory J. Higby
New York Quinine Advertisement, 1913

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