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Tobacco: A Cultural History of How an Exotic Plant Seduced Civilization

Tobacco: A Cultural History of How an Exotic Plant Seduced Civilization

by Iain Gately

Editorial: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 9780802139603
Número de páginas: 416
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 11 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-05-30
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Tobacco was first cultivated and enjoyed by the indigenous inhabitants of the Americas, who used it for medicinal, religious, and social purposes long before the arrival of Columbus. But when Europeans began to colonize the American continents, it became something else entirely -- a cultural touchstone of pleasure and success, and a coveted commodity that would transform the world economy forever. Iain Gately's Tobacco tells the epic story of an unusual plant and its unique relationship with the history of ...