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The cigarette century : the rise, fall, and deadly persistence of the product that defined America / Allan M. Brandt.

Brandt, Allan M. (Author).
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Location: Fennell STACKS HD9130.8 .U5 B72 2007
Barcode: 30731101110652
Status: Checked out
Due date: 09/09/2021

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  • ISBN: 9780465070473
  • ISBN: 0465070477
  • Physical Description: vii, 600 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: the Camel Man and me -- Culture -- Pro bono publico -- Tobacco as much as bullets -- Engineering consent -- Science -- More doctors smoke Camels -- The causal conundrum -- Constructing controversy -- Politics -- The surgeon general has determined -- Congress: the best filter yet -- Your cigarette is killing me -- Law -- Nicotine is the product -- Mr. Butts goes to Washington -- The trials of big tobacco -- Globalization -- Exporting an epidemic -- Epilogue: the crime of the century.
Subject: Tobacco industry > United States > History > 20th century.
Smoking > United States > History > 20th century.
Smoking > Health aspects.
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