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Aspirin : the remarkable story of a wonder drug
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ISBN: 9780747570837 Year: 2005 Publisher: London : Bloomsbury,

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"The story of aspirin goes all the way back to ancient Egypt, although how the drug works was discovered only in the 1970s. Its past embraces wars, epidemics, espionage, an Oxfordshire vicar, a forgotten Jewish scientist, the Industrial Revolution, a common tree, the Treaty of Versailles, the world's most powerful pharmaceutical companies, Auschwitz, a mercurial advertising genius, and much more. Bringing alive a compelling cast of characters in a dazzling journey across centuries, Diarmuid Jeffreys reveals how chance and design brought the drug into being as we know it at the end of the nineteenth century, and how intrigue, greed, and ambition combined to make aspirin one of the most commercially successful products of all time."--BOOK JACKET.

Aspirin : the remarkable story of a wonder drug
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ISBN: 1582343861 Year: 2004 Publisher: New York, NY : Bloomsbury,

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Americans take millions of aspirin each year, little dreaming that the seemingly ordinary pill is one of the most amazing creations in medical history. Aspirin is a drug so astonishingly versatile that it can relieve your headache, ease your aching limbs, lower your temperature, and treat some of the deadliest human diseases, preventing everything from heart attacks to cancer to strokes. And the history of the drug is just as surprising. Rich in dramatic twists and discoveries, the story of aspirin begins in ancient Egypt, and embraces wars, epidemics, espionage, an Oxfordshire vicar, a forgotten Jewish scientist, the Industrial Revolution, a common tree, the Treaty of Versailles, the world's most powerful pharmaceutical companies, Auschwitz, a mercurial advertising genius, and much more. Bringing alive a compelling cast of characters in a dazzling journey across centuries, the author reveals how chance and design brought the drug into being as we know it at the end of the nineteenth century, and how intrigue, greed, and ambition combined to make aspirin one of the most commercially successful products of all time.

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ISBN: 0747570779 Year: 2004 Publisher: London Bloomsbury

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Hell's cartel: IG farben and the making of Hitler's war machine
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ISBN: 9780747580928 Year: 2008 Publisher: London Bloomsbury

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De FBI : een fascinerende blik achter de schermen
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ISBN: 9024510953 Year: 1995 Publisher: Amsterdam : Luitingh-Sijthoff,

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Het kartel van de hel : IG Farben, de nazi's en de holocaust
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ISBN: 9789023426578 9023426576 Year: 2009 Publisher: Amsterdam De Bezige Bij

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Onderzoek naar de rol van het Duitse chemieconcern IG Farben, dat tijdens het Derde Rijk sterk verbonden was met het nazi-regime en onder meer het blauwzuurgas Zyklon-B produceerde dat werd gebruikt in de gaskamers van concentratiekampen.

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