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Smoking in British Popular Culture 1800-2000: Perfect Pleasures (Paperback)

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    Matthew Hilton is Lecturer in Social History at the University of Birmingham.
    A concise history of smoking in British popular culture from the early nineteenth century to the present day. Provides the historical backdrop to the current debates about the politics of tobacco and health, demonstrating that both pro- and anti-smokers have consistently failed to understand the position of smoking within popular culture. Important themes explored include: the importance of consumption to constructions of masculinity and femininity, the role of the state in the official regulation of the 'minor vices', the morality of consumption and the position of scientific knowledge within popular culture. Traces the production, promotion and consumption of tobacco as well as outlining the arguments that have variously opposed this ever-controversial drug. Genuinely interdisciplinary, combining elements of social, cultural and economic history whilst contributing to debates in sociology and cultural studies, the anthropology of material culture, design history, medical history and public health policy.

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    ISBN 9780719052576
    Genre HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
    Format Paperback
    Pages 284
    Publisher Date 2000-09-02 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Manchester Univ Pr
    Copyright Year 19990601
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.95 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Perfect Pleasures
    Series Name Studies in Popular Culture
    Audience College/higher education
    Authors Hilton, Matthew
    Country of Origin United States

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