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Book Talk: Timothy Yang, "A Medicated Empire: The Pharmaceutical Industry and Modern Japan"

Associate Professor, Director of the Center for Asian Studies
book cover for Timothy Yang's A Medicated Empire
101 LeConte Hall

Join us as Dr. Timothy Yang discusses his research and new book, A Medicated Empire: The Pharmaceutical Industry and Modern Japan (Cornell University Press, 2021). Yang was recently awarded a prize for the best book in business history by The Hagley Museum and Library and the Business History Conference.

A free and public event.

Timothy Yang teaches courses on the history of East Asia, Japan, science and medicine, capitalism, and memory. His book A Medicated Empire explores the connections between medicine, capitalism, and empire through a micro-history of a Japanese pharmaceutical company.

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