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Modern Marvels : Tobacco

Author: Infobase,; A&E Networks (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : A&E Networks, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2006] 2018. ©2006
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Discovered around 18,000 years ago, tobacco was first cultivated in the Andes between 5000 and 3000 B.C. At a modern tobacco farm in North Carolina, a farmer will show us how the crop is harvested and cured.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; A&E Networks (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1076580608
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by A&E Networks, 2006.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on August 28, 2018.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (43 min., 56 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Tobacco Farming (6:00); History of Tobacco (4:54); Global Tobacco Use (5:06); Marketing Cigarettes (5:44); Premium Cigars (3:57); Making Cuban Cigars (3:53); Pipe Crafting (3:37); Pipe Tobacco Blends (2:12); Smokeless Tobacco (2:27); Quitting Tobacco (4:46); Credits: Tobacco (0:31);
Responsibility: A&E Networks.

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Discovered around 18,000 years ago, tobacco was first cultivated in the Andes between 5000 and 3000 B.C. At a modern tobacco farm in North Carolina, a farmer will show us how the crop is harvested and cured.

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