“Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire”: Tobacco Use and the Construction of the Canadian Citizen, 1890–1930

@article{Cook2006WhereTS,
  title={“Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire”: Tobacco Use and the Construction of the Canadian Citizen, 1890–1930},
  author={S. Cook},
  journal={The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={69 - 95}
}
  • S. Cook
  • Published 2006
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs
  • This study explores the discourse around tobacco use, mainly cigarette smoking, as it related to changing values of citizenship in English Canada between 1890 and 1930. It focuses particularly on changing perceptions of working-class male youths who had taken up cigarette smoking in this period. Despite the general attraction of smoking to other sectors of the population after World War One, including middle-class male youths and adults as well as young women, this paper will argue that… CONTINUE READING
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