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Part 1: The Development of Pharmacy: 1. Pharmacy in the Ancient World Up to 1231 AD: William Court; 2. Pharmacy in the Mediaeval World 1231 to 1617 AD: Juanita Burnby; 3. Pharmacy in the Early Modern World 1671 to 1841 AD: Peter M Worling; 4. Pharmacy in the Modern World 1841 to 1986 AD: John A Hunt; Part 2: The Practice of Pharmacy: 5. Pharmacy Education: Melvin Earles; 6. Retail Pharmacy Practice in UK: Peter G Homan; 7. Pharmacy Practice in Hospitals: Shirley Ellis; 8. The Growth of the Pharmaceutical Industry: Judy Slinn; Part 3: The Products of Pharmacy: 9. A History of Therapeutic Discovery: Walter Sneader, Viviane Quirke; 10. A History of Dosage Form: William A Jackson; 11. A History of Drug Safety: 12. From Secret Remedies to Prescription Medicines: Part 4: Pharmacy Today and Tomorrow: 13. Pharmacy Today: Nicholas Wood; 14. Pharmacy Tomorrow: David Taylor


'From the Egyptians to present-day, the reader will find a chronological discussion about the discovery and uses of medicines to treat illness. There are two sections that illustrate how pharmacy has developed and evolved over the years. Edited by Stuart Anderson, this book will appeal to a large audience and deliver unique content to you, the reader.'
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding, Volume 4. Issue 51. December 28, 2007 * International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding *
' interesting read for the public, students, and those who want to find out more about the history of pharmacy. Although the title of the text suggested it was a "brief" history, it was clear to me that an extensive amount of information was compiled through many different resources.'
Megan Thompson, Pharm.D. College of Pharmacy, University of New Mexico, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 32:909, 2006 -- Megan Thompson * Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy *
'Making Medicines merits a place in any library that shelves a historical collection about the field of health...'
Pharmacy in History 48 (3), 148-149 * Pharmacy in History *

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