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Balkan smoke : tobacco and the making of modern Bulgaria

Author: Mary Neuburger
Publisher: Ithaca : N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In writing the life of tobacco in Bulgaria from the late Ottoman period through the years of Communist rule, Neuburger gives us much more than the cultural history of a commodity; she provides a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Neuburger
ISBN: 9780801450846 0801450845
OCLC Number: 866820435
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Barbara S. Jelavich Book Prize given.
Description: x, 307 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
Contents: Coffeehouse babble : smoking and sociability in the long nineteenth century --
No smoke without fire : tobacco and transformation, 1878-1914 --
From the Orient Express to the Sofia café : smoke and propriety in the interwar years --
Asenovgrad fortress : the biography of a tobacco cooperative between the world wars --
From leaf to ash : Bulgarians, Jews, Germans and the Second World War --
Smoke-filled rooms : places to light up in communist Bulgaria --
Smokes for big brother : Bulgartabak and tobacco under communism
Responsibility: Mary C. Neuburger.
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