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- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 43.99
Cigarette Wars is a meticulously researched, engagingly written history of the first anti-cigarette movement, dating from the Victorian Age to the Great Depression, when cigarettes were both legally restricted and socially stigmatized in America. At that time, progressive reformers and religious fundamentalists came together to curb smoking, but... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 79.99 US$ 69.32
Simon Chapman is one of the world's leading advocates for tobacco control, having won the coveted Luther Terry and WHO medals. His experience straddles 30 years of activism, highly original research and analysis, having run advocacy training on every continent and editing the British Medical Journal's Tobacco Control research journal. In this often... more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2008; US$ 50.00
About the Book: Smoking is injurious to health. It has been estimated that about 1.3 billion are addicted to smoking and unless steps are taken to make people aware of the growing menace, 650 million people are likely to die prematurely due to the extensive use of tobacco. The book, Tobacco Use: Health and Behaviour, in twelve chapters, deals with... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 25.00
No book before this one has rendered the story of cigarettes -- mankind's most common self-destructive instrument and its most profitable consumer product -- with such sweep and enlivening detail. Here for the first time, in a story full of the complexities and contradictions of human nature, all the strands of the historical process -- financial,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 64.00
The social acceptance of tobacco use obscures the fact that it is the single greatest preventable cause of death in the U.S., and approximately 80% of those who use tobacco products began using them before the age of 18. Indeed, tobacco companies in the past routinely targeted youth in their marketing and advertising, hoping to hook kids young and... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 13.39
Rauchen ist out ? aber für viele Raucher nicht einfach abzustellen Gehören auch Sie zu den Menschen, die schon öfter darüber nachgedacht haben, etwas an Ihrem Rauchen zu verändern? Und fallen auch Ihnen Gründe ein, warum Sie es doch nicht tun? Oder können Sie ? auf Ihr Rauchen angesprochen ? etliche Geschichten über das Rauchen erzählen (?Abruptes... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00
From the Contemporary World Issues series, which the publisher intends as "a good starting point for research by high school and college students, scholars, and general readers, as well as by legislators, businesspeople, activists, and others." RBB (Copyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved) more...
- World Health Organization 2004; US$ 81.00
This publication aims to provide practical guidance to all those involved in the management of blood programmes. Following an introduction to the blood cold chain management process, seven chapters provide a detailed description of blood bank refrigerators, plasma freezers, platelet agitators, plasma thawing equipment, blood transport boxes and coolants,... more...
- Temple University Press 2006; US$ 40.50
"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 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... more...