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Medicines for the Soviet Masses during World War II

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Medicines for the Soviet Masses during World War II by Mary Schaeffer Conroy
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This book covers in detail three important topics concerning Soviet medicine in the World War II era. First, it examines Soviet healthcare during World War II in terms of pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and the medical/surgical instruments available. Second, the book is a study of how a mid-level sector of the Soviet economy performed in 1938 (the last peace-time year), during the first two years of the war, and during the Great Patriotic War. Third, through interviews with Soviet citizens and information in pharmacology journals, this study unpacks the use of narodnaia meditsina-a popular form of homemade medicine that pharmacists and physicians used to compensate for wartime shortages.

Author Biography

Mary Schaeffer Conroy is Professor Emerita of the University of Colorado at Denver. She received her Ph.D. in Russian history from Indiana University.
Release date Australia
March 3rd, 2008
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
University Press of America
Pages
272
Dimensions
153x230x21
ISBN-13
9780761840091
Product ID
3232835

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