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Tobacco: The Story of How Tobacco Seduced the World

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Book News Annotation:

With lots of anecdotes and quotes, this history traces the use and culture of tobacco from colonial times to the present throughout the world. In a text directed to the popular reader, Gately, a British journalist (and a smoker), documents attitudes towards tobacco, rules and regulations concerning smoking, the trade in tobacco, and current lawsuits against cigarette companies.
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Synopsis:

A provocative cultural history explores how tobacco use emerged from an obscure Native American ritual to become a global phenomenon, building and destroying fortunes and empires throughout the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802117052
Subtitle:
The Story of How Tobacco Seduced the World
Author:
Gately, Iain
Publisher:
Grove Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
History - United States/General
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Tobacco
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
American
Series Volume:
074-01
Publication Date:
January 2002
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
403
Dimensions:
8.56x5.80x1.34 in. 1.30 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A provocative cultural history explores how tobacco use emerged from an obscure Native American ritual to become a global phenomenon, building and destroying fortunes and empires throughout the world.
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