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The Resource Aspirin : the remarkable story of a wonder drug, Diarmuid Jeffreys

Aspirin : the remarkable story of a wonder drug, Diarmuid Jeffreys

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Aspirin : the remarkable story of a wonder drug
Title
Aspirin
Title remainder
the remarkable story of a wonder drug
Statement of responsibility
Diarmuid Jeffreys
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces aspirin's historical journey across the centuries, beginning in ancient Egypt and following its path through wars, a forgotten Jewish scientist, a common tree, and how it evolved into the drug as we know it today
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Booklist Editors' Choice, 2004.
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156679
Cataloging source
DLC
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Jeffreys, Diarmuid
Dewey number
615.783
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Aspirin
  • Pharmacology
  • Aspirin
Target audience
adult
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the remarkable story of a wonder drug
Label
Aspirin : the remarkable story of a wonder drug, Diarmuid Jeffreys
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography, p. [313]-322
Contents
If you examine a man -- The bark of an english tree -- The puzzle takes shape -- The birth of a wonderdrug -- Patents, patients, and sell, sell, sell! -- The chemists' war -- Civilization could disappear -- The aspirin age -- A moral collapse -- Soluble solutions and costly competition -- So that's how it works! -- Affairs of the heart -- A twenty-first century wonderdrug
Control code
000026149053
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 335 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780747574439
Label
Aspirin : the remarkable story of a wonder drug, Diarmuid Jeffreys
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography, p. [313]-322
Contents
If you examine a man -- The bark of an english tree -- The puzzle takes shape -- The birth of a wonderdrug -- Patents, patients, and sell, sell, sell! -- The chemists' war -- Civilization could disappear -- The aspirin age -- A moral collapse -- Soluble solutions and costly competition -- So that's how it works! -- Affairs of the heart -- A twenty-first century wonderdrug
Control code
000026149053
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 335 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780747574439

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