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    DescriptionFrom agriculture to big business, from medicine to politics, The Cigarette Century is the definitive account of how smoking came to be so deeply implicated in our culture, science, policy, and law. No product has been so heavily promoted or has become so deeply entrenched in American consciousness. The Cigarette Century shows in striking detail how one ephemeral (and largely useless) product came to play such a dominant role in so many aspects of our lives--and deaths.


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    Title
    The Cigarette Century
    Subtitle
    The Rise, Fall, and Deadly Persistence of the Product That Defined America
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Allan M. Brandt
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 640
    Width: 157 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780465070480
    ISBN 10: 0465070485
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17820
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.7
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    B&T General Subject: 430
    Libri: I-BE
    BISAC V2.8: MED078000, BUS077000
    B&T Approval Code: A66707000
    BISAC V2.8: SEL026010
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB, KNDF1, WBZ
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    DC22: 338.47679709, 394.140973
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036060
    DC22: 338.4/767970973
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: HD9130.8.U5 B72 2009
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    Thema V1.0: JBCC, KND, WBZ
    Edition
    1
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, charts
    Publisher
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    BASIC BOOKS
    Publication date
    05 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Allan M. Brandt is the Amalie Moses Kass Professor of the History of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He holds a joint appointment in the Department of the History of Science at Harvard University. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
    Review quote
    "It is a remarkable story, clearly told, astonishingly well documented." The Economist "An extraordinary history of smoking." The Lancet "[The Cigarette Century] is a masterpiece of medical history." TLS"