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Pharmacy in History Information for Authors

Pharmacy in History publishes essays on the history of pharmaceutical practice, science, and industry, including the history of drugs and therapeutics and facets of the related medical sciences.  The journal solicits manuscripts not exceeding 10,000 words, and also invites submission of scholarly notes, generally no longer than 1000 words (exclusive of footnotes).  All scholarly manuscripts submitted undergo a peer-review process.  Book reviews are assigned to specialist scholars, and authors desiring Pharmacy in History to carry reviews should arrange for their publishers to send copies of books to Dr. Elaine C. Stroud, Assistant Editor, Pharmacy in History, 777 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53705 Manuscript Composition. Send a copy of the manuscript via email ( or on disk to Gregory Higby, Editor, American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, 777 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53705.  The manuscript file should be in as simple a format as possible (Microsoft Word preferred), with the notes appearing at the end of the document.  (Complex tables or graphs should be submitted as scans.)  In composition, follow the suggestions in A Manual of Style (University of Chicago Press), with the exception of the following guidelines, which apply to endnotes: in the first citation of a book or article, the full name of the author, full title, and place and date of publication must appear.

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