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- DescriptionThe cigarette is the deadliest artifact in the history of human civilization. It is also one of the most beguiling, thanks to more than a century of manipulation at the hands of tobacco industry chemists. This title explores how the cigarette came to be the most widely-used drug on the planet, with six trillion sticks sold per year.
- Author BiographyRobert N. Proctor is Professor of the History of Science at Stanford University and author of Cancer Wars, Racial Hygiene, and The Nazi War on Cancer He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
- Author(s)Robert Proctor
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication07/02/2012
- GenreClinical Medicine: Professional
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note40 b/w photographs
- Weight948 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine50 mm
- Format DetailsCloth over boards
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