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Golden holocaust : origins of the cigarette catastrophe and the case for abolition / Robert N. Proctor.

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  • ISBN: 9780520270169 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0520270169 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: x, 737 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2011]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 563-679) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part One. THE TRIUMPH OF THE CIGARETTE -- 1. The Flue-Curing Revolution -- 2. Matches and Mechanization -- 3. War Likes Tobacco, Tobacco Likes War -- 4. Taxation : The Second Addiction -- 5. Marketing Genius Unleashed -- 6. Sponsoring Sports to Sell Smoke -- 7. Parties, the Arts, and Extreme Expeditions -- 8. Clouding the Web : Tobacco 2.0 -- Part Two. DISCOVERING THE CANCER HAZARD -- 9. Early Experimental Carcinogenesis -- 10. Roffo's Foray and the Nazi Response -- 11. "Sold American": Tobacco-Friendly Research at the Medical College of Virginia -- 12. A Most Feared Document : Claude E. Teague's 1953 "Survey of Cancer Research" -- 13. "Silent Collaborators" : Clandestine Cancer Research Financed by Tobacco via the Damon Runyon Fund -- 14. Ecusta's Experiments -- 15.Consensus, Hubris, and Duplicity -- Part Three. CONSPIRACY ON A GRAND SCALE -- 16. The Council for Tobacco Research : Distraction Research, Decoy Research, Filibuster Research -- 17. Agnotology in Action -- 18. Measuring Ignorance : The Impact of Industry Disinformation on Popular Knowledge of Tobacco Hazards -- 19. Filter Flimflam -- 20. The Grand Fraud of Ventilation -- 21. Crack Nicotine : Freebasing to Augment a Cigarette's "Kick" -- 22. The "Light Cigarette" Scam -- 23. Penetrating the Universities -- 24. Historians Join the Conspiracy -- Part Four. RADIANT FILTH AND REDEMPTION -- 25. What's Actually in Your Cigarette? -- 26. Radioactivity in Cigarette Smoke : "Three Mile Marlboro" and the Sleeping Giant -- 27. The Odd Business of Butts -- and the Global Warming Wild Card -- 28. "Safer" Cigarettes? -- 29. Globalizing Death -- 30. What Must Be Done.
Subject: Tobacco industry > United States > History.
Tobacco use > Health aspects.
Smoking > Psychological aspects.

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