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The Social History of Smoking

by L. G. Apperson

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Published by IndyPublish .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social History,
  • History / Social History,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11987262M
    ISBN 101435368517
    ISBN 109781435368514
    OCLC/WorldCa456261123

    Book Reviews Eric Burns. The Smoke of the Gods: A Social History of elphia: Temple University Press, pp.; index. $   “The resurrection of anti-tobacco initiatives in the s also collapsed. As a result, Russian smoking is a major public health problem.” The National Institutes of Health awarded Starks a $, grant to complete the researching and writing of her book, Cigarettes and Soviets: The Culture of Tobacco Use in Modern Russia. The grant came.

    social history A summary of life-style practices–eg, diet, exercise, sexual orientation and level of sexual activity, occupation, and habits–eg, smoking, abuse of alcohol or other substance, which may have a direct or indirect effect on a person's health. TOBACCO: The Early History of a New World Crop. Hail thou inspiring plant! Thou balm of life, Over a dozen books published around the middle of the sixteenth century mention tobacco as a cure for everything from pains in the joints to epilepsy to plague. As one counsel had it, "Anything that harms a man inwardly from his girdle upward might.

    The final section of the book deals with the health scares that haunted smokers and tobacco manufacturers alike in the second half of the twentieth century. Hilton succinctly explains the technical and scientific arguments, which for so long allowed both groups to cast doubts on the smoking . In , A Spanish doctor named Nicolas Monardes wrote a book about the history of medicinal plants of the new world. In this he claimed that tobacco could cure 36 health problems. In , A Virginian named Thomas Harriet promoted smoking tobacco as a viable way to get one's daily dose of tobacco.


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The Social History of Smoking by L. G. Apperson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Social History of Smoking by George Latimer Apperson traces the use of tobacco in England from its introduction until the first quarter of the twentieth century. From its introduction in Elizabethan England it has been on a roller-coaster ride of popularity and s Over the last few years the world has experienced a social upheaval that I /5.

The Social History of Smoking MP3 CD – January 1, by George L. Apperson (Author) See all 37 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price Author: George L. Apperson. This work tells the history of smoking in England from the social point of view.

Thus it does not deal with the history of tobacco growing or tobacco related manufacture, but is rather the story of how smoking has fitted in with the fashions and customs throughout the ages, and the changes in the attitude of society towards smoking.4/5(11).

By: George L. Apperson () This work tells the history of smoking in England from the social point of view. Thus it does not deal with the history of tobacco growing or tobacco related manufacture, but is rather the story of how smoking has fitted in with the fashions and customs throughout the ages, and the changes in the attitude of society towards smoking.2/5(1).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Apperson, George Latimer, Social history of smoking. London, M. Secker [] (OCoLC) This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

You can also read the full text online using our ereader. I have tried to confine myself strictly to the changes in the attitude of society towards smoking, and to such historical and social sidelights as serve to illuminate that theme.

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Author: Apperson, George Latimer, Title: The Social History of Smoking Language: English: LoC Class: GT: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation.

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately pages of information about The Social History of Smoking. Print Word PDF George Fitz-Boodle recounts how, as a boy, he was flogged for smoking, and how, at Oxford, smoking among other villainies led to his rustication.

In a genial social history that backhandedly glorifies this "first successful American export" while tracing its "mesmerizing" mystique, Burns (The Spirits of America: A Social History of Alcohol) demonstrates how the labor-intensive tobacco crop led to slavery, and how the YMCA withdrew its support from the Anti-Cigarette League and shipped Reviews: 3.

Eric Burns, who chronicled the social history of alcohol in The Spirits of America turns to tobacco in The Smoke of the Gods. Ranging from ancient times to the present day, The Smoke of the Gods is a lively history of tobacco, especially in the United States.

Smoking, the act of inhaling and exhaling the fumes of burning plant material. A variety of plant materials are smoked, including marijuana and hashish, but the act is most commonly associated with tobacco as smoked in a cigarette, cigar, or pipe.

Learn more about the history and effects of smoking in this article. The history of smoking dates back to as early as BC in the Americas in shamanistic rituals. With the arrival of the Europeans in the 16th century, the consumption, cultivation, and trading of tobacco quickly spread.

The modernization of farming equipment and manufacturing increased the availability of cigarettes following the reconstruction era in the United States. Smoking Smoking: Selected full-text books and articles.

The Smoke of the Gods: A Social History of Tobacco By Eric Burns Temple University Press, Read preview Overview. Unfiltered: Conflicts over Tobacco Policy and Public Health By Eric A.

Feldman; Ronald Bayer Harvard University Press. People also became aware of the tobacco industry’s efforts to mislead the public about the health effects of smoking and to manipulate public policy for the short-term interests of the industry.

The first successful lawsuits against tobacco companies over smoking-related illness happened in the latter part of the 20th Century. "Fox News Watch" host Eric Burns, who chronicled the social history of alcohol in The Spirits of America turns to tobacco in The Smoke of the g from ancient times to the present day, The Smoke of the Gods is a lively history of tobacco, especially in the United States.

Although tobacco use is controversial in the U.S. today, Burns reminds us that this was not always the case. item 3 Social History of Smoking by George Latimer Apperson Hardcover Book Free Shippin - Social History of Smoking by George Latimer Apperson Hardcover Book Free Shippin.

$ Free shipping. item 4 The Social History of Smoking, Apperson New Fast Free Shipping. Early history Pre-Columbian America. Tobacco was first discovered by the native people of Mesoamerica and South America and later introduced to Europe and the rest of the world. Tobacco had already long been used in the Americas by the time European settlers arrived and took the practice to Europe, where it became popular.

Eastern North American tribes have historically carried tobacco in. Get this from a library. The smoke of the gods: a social history of tobacco. [Eric Burns] -- From the Publisher: "Fox News Watch" host Eric Burns, who chronicled the social history of alcohol in The Spirits of America turns to tobacco in The Smoke of the Gods.

Ranging from ancient times to. Tobacco and tobacco-related products have a long history that stretches back to 6, BC. The plant today known as tobacco, or Nicotiana tabacum, is a member of the nicotiana genus – a close relative to the poisonous nightshade and could previously only be found in the Americas.

"The discovery that tobacco could be successfully grown and profitably sold was the most momentous single fact in the first century of settlement on the Chesapeake Bay," Joseph C. Robert wrote in his history, The Story of Tobacco in America. "Tobacco had guaranteed that the Jamestown experiment would not fail." (Susan DeFord, p).

The Smoke of the Gods: A Social History of Tobacco Eric Burns, Author. Temple Univ. $29 (p) ISBN The Joy of Books: Confessions of a Lifelong Reader; Buy this book.

The history books we loved most in span centuries, nations and wars. A Social History of the historian Sarah Milov’s The Cigarette looks at the history of smoking in the United.The scope of the burden of disease and death that cigarette smoking imposes on the public's health is extensive.

Cigarette smoking is the major focus of this chapter because it is the central public health problem, but the topics of secondhand smoke exposure, smoking of other combustible tobacco products, smokeless tobacco, and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) are also considered.