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Timothy Yang awarded business history book prize

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 -

Timothy Yang, associate professor in the department of history, was awarded the 2022 Hagley Prize for the best book in business history. Yang won for his book "A Medicated Empire: The Pharmaceutical Industry and Modern Japan" (Cornell University Press, 2021), which explores the history of Japan's pharmaceutical industry in the early twentieth century through a close account of Hoshi Pharmaceuticals, one of East Asia's most influential drug companies from the late 1910s through the early 1950s.

The Hagley Prize in Business History is awarded jointly by the Hagley Museum and Library and the Business History Conference, and consists of a medallion and $2,500, which are presented at the annual meeting of the conference... read the full article by Alan Flurry here.

Timothy Yang


Associate Professor, Director of the Center for Asian Studies

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