Cigarette Wars: The Triumph of "The Little White Slaver"

  title={Cigarette Wars: The Triumph of "The Little White Slaver"},
  author={Cassandra Tate},
  • C. Tate
  • Published 1999
  • History, Political Science
This is a meticulously researched, engagingly written history of the first anti-cigarette movement, dating from the Victorian Age to the Great Depression, when cigarettes were both legally restricted and socially stigmatized in America. Progressive reformers and religious fundamentalists came together to curb smoking, but their efforts collapsed during the First World War, when millions of soldiers took up the habit and cigarettes began to be associated with freedom and modernity. Cassandra… 
The Whig Fable of American Tobacco, 1895–1913
  • L. Hannah
  • History
    The Journal of Economic History
  • 2006
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