Smoke: A Global History of Smoking

by Sander L. Gilman, Xun Zhou
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ISBN-13: 9781861892003
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date: 11/28/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 7.78(w) x 10.24(h) x 1.31(d)

About the Author

Sander L. Gilman is Distinguished Professor of the Liberal Arts and Medicine at the University of Illinois, Chicago. A cultural and literary historian, he is the author or editor of over sixty books, including Health and Illness: Images of Difference (Reaktion Books, 1996).

Table of Contents

Introduction - Sander L. Gilman and Zhou Xun
Ritual Smoking in Central America - Francis Robicsek
The Pleasures and Perils of Smoking in Early Modern England - Tanya Pollard
Smoking in Sub-Saharan Africa - Allen F. Roberts
Tobacco in Iran - Rudi Matthee
Smoking and Ayurvedic Medicine in India - P. Ram Manohar
Tobacco Culture in Japan - Barnabas Tatsuya Suzuki
Smoking in Imperial China - Timothy Brook
Tobacco in Edo Period Japan - Timon Screech
How Do We Smoke? Accessories and Utensils - Ben Rapaport
The Belle Epoque of Opium - Jos Ten Berge
The Opium Den in Victorian London - Barry Milligan
Smoking and Sociability - Matthew Hilton
Havana Cigars and the West's Imagination - Jean Stubbs
A Century of Kretek - Mark Hanusz
Ganja in Jamaica - J. Edward Chamberlin and Barry Chevannes
Smoking and All That Jazz - Stephen Cottrell
Smoking in Modern China - Zhou Xun
Smoking in Modern Japan - Daniel Gilman
Cigarettes in Soviet and post-Soviet Central Asia - Ruth Mandel
The Cocaine Experience - Alberto Castoldi
Smoking & Sociability
Symbol and Image: Smoking in Art since the Seventeenth Century - Benno Tempel
The Houkah in the Harem: On Smoking and Orientalist Art - Ivan Davidson Kalmar
Smoking in Opera - Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon
In Praise of Lady Nicotine: A Bygone Era of Prose, Poetry...and Presentation - Eugene Umberger
Cinematic Smoke: From Weimar to Hollywood - Noah Isenberg
Emblems of Emptiness: Smoking as a Way of Life in Jean Eustache's La Maman et la Putain - Dawn Marlan
Smoking & Art
Jews and Smoking - Sander L. Gilman
The Commodified African American in Nineteenth-Century Tobacco Art - Dolores Mitchell
Women and Nineteenth-Century Images of Smoking - Dolores Mitchell
Toward a Queer History of Smoking - Robyn L. Schiffman
Gender & Ethnicity
Why Do We Smoke?: The Physiology of Smoking - Leslie Iverson
Smoking, Science and Medicine - John Welshman
Engineering Consumer Confidence in the Twentieth Century - Allan M. Brandt
Marlboro Man and the Stigma of Smoking - Patrick W. Corrigan
Smoking & Advertising
Select Bibliography
Photographic Acknowledgements

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