The Russian Pharmaceutical Industry in the Late Imperial-Early Soviet Period

  • Mary Schaeffer Conroy
Part of the International Council for Central and East European Studies book series (ICCEES)

Abstract

Comparing the pharmaceutical industry and pharmacy sector of early Soviet Russia, through the NEP, with that of late imperial Russia highlights the differences in public health care and living standards for average urban and rural consumers before and after 1917. In addition, the pharmaceutical industry and pharmacy sector of early Soviet Russia illuminate government operations and economic issues during the Civil War and NEP periods.

Keywords

Arsenic Iodine Aspirin Morphine Marketing 

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