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Glaxo
A History to 1962

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  • Date Published: March 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521425599

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  • Glaxo is the world's second largest pharmaceutical multinational. This study of the company, from its beginnings to 1962, is based on unprecedented and unparalleled archival access to the company records. It gives a detailed account of the global operations of Glaxo, and describes not only the evolution of this international business, but studies its research and development programs, its products, and its marketing and management. It is a story of power, money and drugs, the first comprehensive study of a UK-based drugs company.

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    • Date Published: March 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521425599
    • length: 428 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.63kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    List of tables
    Acknowledgements
    Introduction
    Part I. Merchants and Bonnie Babies:
    1. The origins - Joseph Nathan and Co
    2. The Nathans and proprietary foods 1903–18
    3. Boom and depression for Glaxo and the Nathans
    4. Diversification into pharmaceuticals: Glaxo Laboratories Ltd
    5. Early internationalisation and the growth of overseas markets 1909–39
    Part II. Pharmaceuticals in Britain:
    6. Glaxo Laboratories and the hinge of fortune: the Second World War
    7. Pharmaceuticals triumphant 1946–62
    8. Research and development: a strategy of science?
    9. The development and commercial exploitation of griseofulvin
    Part III. Internationalisation of Pharmaceuticals:
    10. Glaxo Laboratories and the international development of the pharmaceutical industry
    11. Across the Atlantic: North and South America
    12. The Commonwealth I: India and Pakistan
    13. The Commonwealth II: Australia and New Zealand
    14. The Commonwealth III. South Africa
    15. Glaxo in Europe
    16. Epilogue
    Appendix
    Notes
    Selected bibliography
    Index.

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    Glaxo

    R. P. T. Davenport-Hines, Judy Slinn

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