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Cigarettes are sublime

Author: Richard Klein
Publisher: Durham : Duke Univ. Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. print. in pbkView all editions and formats
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A look at the history of smoking.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Klein
ISBN: 0822314010 9780822314011 0822316412 9780822316411
OCLC Number: 613939086
Description: XII, 210 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Preface ixAcknowledgments xvIntroduction 11. What Is a Cigarette? 232. Cigarettes Are Sublime 513. Zeno's Paradox 774. The Devil in Carmen 1055. The Soldier's Friend 1356. "L'air du temps" 157A Polemical Conclusion 181Notes 195Works Cited 203Index 207
Responsibility: Richard Klein.

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"In "Cigarettes are Sublime," a cult classic of the literature of tobacco, Richard Klein connects the allure of cigarettes precisely to their dangers . . . ." --Hendrik Hertzberg, "New Yorker"

 
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