Big Business: Inside the Tobacco Industry, 1st Edition

  • Tom Streissguth
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1624022995
  • ISBN-13: 9781624022999
  • DDC: 338.17371
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released April 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around tobacco, a popular but much-debated luxury item. It explores the history of tobacco use, how tobacco's impact on human health came to be understood, and future trends for the industry. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Tobacco and Nicotine.
2: Tobacco in the Colonies.
3: Cigars, Cigarettes, and Brands.
4: The Tobacco Trust.
5: Tobacco Images.
6: The Cigarette Age.
7: Tobacco in Court.
8: The Tobacco Business.
9: New Markets, New Products.
Tobacco Production 2013.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.