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Book review: the cigarette: a political history by Sarah Milov

Amin, Adhip (2020) Book review: the cigarette: a political history by Sarah Milov. LSE Review of Books (06 Jul 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In The Cigarette: A Political History, Sarah Milov intricately unpacks the historical workings of the US tobacco industry through its interactions with farmers, labourers and social movements to show that it has been more vulnerable and open to challenge than often thought. In revealing how the tobacco industry and tobacco control activists engaged in the institutions of everyday life and in local politics, this groundbreaking book underscores the ubiquity of tobacco in American society, writes Adhip Amin.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
E History America > E151 United States (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2020 14:54
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2020 23:20
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106015

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