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Encyclopedia Of Smoking And Tobacco: by Arlene B. Hirschfelder

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Published by Oryx Press .
Written in English


  • American history,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Customs,
  • Illness & addiction: social aspects,
  • Reference works,
  • Social history,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • Smoking,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Self-Help,
  • Tobacco industry,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • USA,
  • Social Issues - Drugs, Alcohol, & Substance Abuse,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - Smoking,
  • Medical / Public Health,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • United States,
  • Tobacco habit,
  • Tobacco use

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8739055M
ISBN 101573562025
ISBN 109781573562027

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The Encyclopedia aims to provide accurate, current, and balanced information to people of all viewpoints and on both sides of the smoking debate.\"--Preface, page viii.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Appendix 1: Contributed essays: Women, tobacco, and health -- Unions: labor\'s role in tobacco control. Smoking Definition. Smoking is the inhalation of the smoke of burning tobacco encased in cigarettes, pipes, and cigars. Casual smoking is the act of smoking only occasionally, usually in a social situation or to relieve stress. A smoking habit is a physical addiction to tobacco products. Many health experts now regard habitual smoking as a psychological addiction, too, and one with serious. This encyclopedia presents an extensive listing of current and historical information relating to tobacco. It aims to provide accurate, current, and balanced information to people of all viewpoints and on both sides of the smoking debate. The A-to-Z format makes a vast amount of current information easily accessible. Over entries are complied from authoritative sources that convey Cited by: 5. Buy Encyclopedia of Smoking and Tobacco by Arlene B. Hirschfelder (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

Tobacco. In the mid-twentieth century smoking in the United States was often associated with romance, relaxation, and adventure; movie stars oozed glamour on screen while smoking, and movie tough guys were never more masculine than when lighting up. Songs such as "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" topped the hit parade. Smoking became a rite of passage for many young males and a sign of increasing. Smoking and health. At the dawn of the 20th century, the most common tobacco products were cigars, pipe tobacco, and chewing mass production of cigarettes was in its infancy, although cigarette smoking was beginning to increase dramatically. According to the ninth edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica (), tobacco products were suspected of producing some adverse health. Tobacco is the common name of several plants in the Nicotiana genus and the Solanaceae (nightshade) family, and the general term for any product prepared from the cured leaves of the tobacco plant. More than 70 species of tobacco are known, but the chief commercial crop is N. more potent variant N. rustica is also used around the world.. Tobacco contains the highly addictive. How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease: A Report of the Surgeon General By U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services United States. Public Health Service. Office of the Surgeon General.,

  Encyclopedia of Smoking and Tobacco. Appendix 1: Contributed Essays. Women, Tobacco, and Health by Michele H. Bloch, M.D., Ph.D. Unions: Labor's Role in Tobacco Control by Regina Carlson. The Tobacco Products Liability Project's Top 10 Tobacco Cases by Mark Gottlieb. SmokeLess States Coalitions and Tobacco Control by Thomas P. Houston, : Arlene Hirschfelder.   Tobacco use -- United States -- Encyclopedias, Smoking -- United States -- Encyclopedias, Tobacco industry -- United States -- Encyclopedias, Cigarette industry -- United States -- Encyclopedias Publisher Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation ContributorPages: This severe bias unfortunately renders the book almost utterly worthless, and those looking for factual, unbiased, and useful information about smoking and tobacco are recommended to search for a copy of the out-of-print Tobacco Encyclopedia by Voges/5. From opium dens in Victorian England to tobacco in Edo period Japan, and from ganja and cocaine to Havana cigars, Smoke encompasses the subject as no book has before. Based in cultural history, it employs a large number of images as part of its evidence: around illustrations document smoking and smokers of many substances including tobacco 5/5(2).