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Women and Smoking Since 1890

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - Smoking,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • History / General,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Health and hygiene,
  • Smoking,
  • Tobacco use,
  • Women

Book details:

Edition Notes

Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10203655M
ISBN 100415340594
ISBN 109780415340595

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1st Edition Published on Novem by Routledge The changing face of the female smoker, from the lady smokers of the late nineteenth century to the lone Women and Smoking since - 1st Edition - Rosemary Elliot - Routle Garland Science Website Announcement. Women and Smoking since 1st Edition (Paperback) - Routledge The changing face of the female smoker, from the lady smokers of the late nineteenth century to the lone mother of the late twentieth century, suggests that the history of smoking among women is not just about the assimilation of women into a male Brand: Routledge. Women and smoking since Summary: Presents the way in which the history of smoking among women raises complex questions about the construction of female identities in relation to smoking, and the implications of this for understanding smoking among women as a medical and public health problem. From to , women were not allowed to smoke in public places, with strong opposition based on moral concerns. Most smoking was done by upper class women in the home, at private parties, or at socials. By , women smokers went public in greater numbers and challenged the prejudices against smoking that applied to them by: 7.

Women and Smoking Since Elliot, R. () Women and Smoking Since Series: Routledge studies in the social history of medicine, Routledge: New York. ISBN   Rosemary Elliot's interesting monograph tracks the changing nature of women and smoking from the s to the present. While tobacco smoking has a long history in Britain, it appears that the cigarette only made its appearance after the Crimean : Sue Bruley.   During the last 20 years of the 19th century, cigarette smoking was transformed from a lower-class habit to a favored form of tobacco use for men and practically the only form available to women. The trend continued to grow through the s, when smoking was a significant part of America’s social fabric for both men and women. This social history traces the evolution of women’s smoking .   The cigarette-smoking mania is spreading rapidly in London among women. There, as here, for a long time, it has been confined to two classes those in society and those in the demi monde. But now the women of the great middle class, on down to the flower girls in the street, are finding pleasure or solace, or whatever it is, that women get out.

Table of Contents for Women and smoking since / Rosemarie Elliot, available from the Library of Congress. During the last 20 years of the 19th century, cigarette smoking was transformed from a lower-class habit to a favored form of tobacco use for men and practically the only form available to women. The trend continued to grow through the s, when smoking was a significant part of America’s social fabric for both men and women.   Prior to the passage of the anti-cigarette ordinance, a prominent restaurant proprietor of New York stated that women were prohibited from smoking in the most exclusive hotels and resorts in Paris. ad for Virginia Slims cigarettes, with mention of the smoking ban Women smoke in Paris. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): g (external link)Author: Matthew Hilton.