Patent Medicines Industry in Georgian England

Patent Medicines Industry in Georgian England

Constructing the Market by the Potency of Print

Mackintosh, Alan

Springer International Publishing AG






15 a 20 dias

Versão ebook 79,99 €

In this book, the ownership, distribution and sale of patent medicines across Georgian England are explored for the first time, transforming our understanding of healthcare provision and the use of the printed word in that era.
1. Introduction.- 2. The Status of Patent Medicines.- 3. Constructing the Industry.- 4. Connecting the Country.- 5. Supplying the Consumer.- 6. Persuading the Poorly.- 7. Utilising the Imagination as Therapy.- 8. Harnessing the Potency of Print.- 9. The Legacy of the Patent Medicines Industry.
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