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The Global Cigarette – Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco,
                        1880-1945 - Oxford Scholarship Online
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The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco, 1880-1945

Howard Cox


During the 1880s, the tobacco manufacturing industries of Britain and America were revolutionized by the introduction of mechanized cigarette production. The development of this novel, image-laden product constituted a triumph for the methods of mass production and mass distribution in this most traditional of consumer goods industries. This book charts the way in which these innovations in manufacturing and marketing methods led to the formation in 1902 of the British American Tobacco Co. as an Ang ... More

Keywords: tobacco, Britain, America, mechanization, mass production, China, India, British American Tobacco, international business, multinational enterprise

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198292210
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292210.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Howard Cox, author
South Bank University, London

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