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Drinking smoke : the tobacco syndemic in Oceania

Author: Mac Marshall
Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii : University of Hawaii Press, 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite its enormous toll on human health, tobacco has been largely neglected by anthropologists. Drinking Smoke combines an exhaustive search of historical materials on the introduction and spread  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mac Marshall
ISBN: 9780824836856 0824836855
OCLC Number: 858245579
Description: xix, 292 s. : illustrations
Contents: Introduction and historical background --
Tobacco as a comestible --
Pipe dreams --
Tobacco in indigenous trade --
Tobacco as an object of exchange between islanders and foreigners --
From tobacco trade to tobacco production --
Death, taxes, and tobacco control --
Aotearoa: "land of the long white smoke cloud": Pacific smoke inhalation case study number 1. U.S. associated Micronesia: Pacific smoke inhalation case study number 2. Native Hawaiians: kānaka maoli: Pacific smoke inhalation case study number 3. Tobaccosis: the tobacco syndemic.
Responsibility: Mac Marshall

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