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

Author(s): Brandt, Allan M
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Subjects: Tobacco industry--United States--History--20th century
Smoking--United States--History--20th century
Smoking--Health aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Basic Books, c2007
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: vii, 600 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2006029005
ISBN: 0465070477
ISBN: 9780465070473
Includes bibliographical references (p. 507-578) and index
Contents: 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 -- References -- Note on sources -- Acknowledgements -- Index
OCLC Number: 71275531
ISBN/ISSN: 0465070477
9780465070473