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/ Ideology and Institutions: American Chemists Respond, 1914–1918

Kathryn Steen

in The American Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry: War and Politics, 1910-1930

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469612904
eISBN:
9781469614458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612904.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role played by chemists, many of which had trained in Germany, in building a synthetic organic chemicals industry in the United States during World War I. More specifically, ... More


Im/materiality of Pharmaceutical Knowledge Making

Anne Pollock

in Synthesizing Hope: Matter, Knowledge, and Place in South African Drug Discovery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226629049
eISBN:
9780226629216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226629216.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the flows between information and materiality in the day-to-day synthetic chemistry work at iThemba and in pharmaceutical science more broadly, attending to the bench ... More


Synthesizing Hope: Matter, Knowledge, and Place in South African Drug Discovery

Anne Pollock

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226629049
eISBN:
9780226629216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226629216.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Synthesizing Hope opens up the material and social worlds of pharmaceuticals by focusing on a distinctive place: iThemba Pharmaceuticals. Founded in 2009 with a name taken from the Zulu word for ... More


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