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Academic Curriculum: Resources

 

AGRONOMISTS

LEONCIO CRUZ MONTERO
Investigador Programa Nacional de Investigaciones en Tabaco
Ingeniero Agrónomo de la Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra.
Diplomado en el cultivo del tabaco negro en la Universidad de Pinar del Río, Cuba.

Dr. LEONEL FERMIN DIAZ BOMNIN, CA.
Encargado del Programa Nacional de Investigaciones en Tabaco del IDIAF
Ingeniero Agrónomo de la Universidad de Pinar del Río, Cuba.
Doctor en Ciencias Agrícolas


BOOKS

AN ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF POST-REVOLUTION HAVANA CIGARS
Min Ron NEE
1995

ASHES TO ASHES
Richard Kluger
Vintage Books  1997

CIGAR AFICIONADO’S WORLD OF CIGARS
Marvin R. Shanken, Editor
Running Press & M. Shanken Communications, Inc.  1996

CIGAR FAMILY:  A 100 Year Journey In The Cigar Industry
Stanford J. Newman with James V. Miller
J.C. Newman Cigar Company   1999

CUBAN CIGAR TOBACCO: Why Cuban Cigars Are The World’s Best
Eumelio Espino Marrero
T.F.H. Publications, Inc.  1996

GROWING ORCHIDS
Brian and Wilma Rittershausen
Annes Publishing Limited  2000

HABANO EL REY
Adriano Martinez Rius
Epicur Publicaciones S.L.  1999

LE CIGARE
Eric Deschodt & Philippe Morane
Editions Du Regard  1996

LO LLAMAREMOS COHIBA: Leyenda De Un Placer
Adargelio Garrido De La Grana
Habanos S.A.  1997

NO SMOKING
Luc Sante
Assouline Publishing Inc.  2004

PROUST WAS A NEUROSCIENTIST
Jonah Lehrer
Houghton Mifflin Company  2007

RARE SMOKE:  The Ultimate Guide To Pipe Collecting
Richard Carleton Hacker
Autumngold Publishing  1999

SMOKE: A Global History of Smoking
edited by:  Sander L. Gilman & Zhou Xun
Reaktion Books Ltd.  2004

THE ART OF THE CIGAR LABEL
Joe Davidson
The Wellfleet Press  1989

THE BOOK OF PIPES & TOBACCO
Carl Ehwa, Jr.
Random House, Inc.  1974

THE CIGAR COMPANION: A Connoisseur’s Guide
Anwer Bati & Simon Chase
Quintet Publishing plc  1995

THE COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE TO PSYCHOLOGY
Joni E. Johnston, Psy.D.
Alpha/Penguin Group USA  2003

THE COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING THE BRAIN
Arthur S. Bard, M.D. and Mitchell G. Bard, Ph.D.
Alpha/Penguin Group USA 2002

THE CONNOISSEUR'S BOOK OF THE CIGAR
Zino Davidoff
McGraw-Hill 1984

THE GOURMET GUIDE TO CIGARS
Paul B.K. Garmirian, Ph.D.
Cedar Publications  1990

THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF CIGARS
Bernard Le Roy & Maurice Szafran
Harold Starke Publishers Limited 1993  (translated from La Grande Histoire du Cigare © Flammarion 1989)

THE JOURNEY OF THE HAVANA CIGAR
Antonio Núňez Jiménez
T.F.H. Publications, Inc.  1988

THE ULTIMATE PIPE BOOK
Richard Carleton Hacker
Autumngold Publishing  1984

TOBACCO: A Cultural History of How an Exotic Plant Seduced Civilization
Iain Gately
Grove Press  2001

TOBACCO:  Tropical Agricultural Series
B.C. Akehurst
Longmans Green and Co. Ltd  1968

YOU CAN'T TASTE A PICKLE WITH YOUR EAR
Harriet Ziefert and pictures by Amanda Haley
Blue Apple Books  2002



ILLUSTRATIONS

Kathryn Bellando, CRT



JOURNALS

Agricultural History
Brand, Donald D.  "The Origin and Early Distribution of New World Cultivated Plants".  13:2  (1939),  109-117.

American Anthropologist
Dixon, Ronald B.  "Words for Tobacco in American Indian Languages".  New Series  23:1  (1921),  19-49.

Heiser Jr., Charles B.  "Cultivated Plants and Cultural Diffusion in Nuclear America".  New Series.  67:4  (1965),  930-949.

Lewis, Gilbert.  "The Beginning of Civilization in America".  New Series.  49:1  (1947), 1-24.

American Antiquity
Haberman, Thomas.  "Evidence for Aboriginal Tobaccos in Eastern North America".  49:2 (April 1984):  269-287.

Annals of the Association of American Geographers
Whitmore, Thomas M. and B.L. Turner II.  "Landscapes of Cultivation in Mesoamerica on the Eve of the Conquest".  82:3.  The Americas Before and After 1492:  Current Geographical Research  (1992),  402-425.

Geographical Review
Sauer, Carl O.  "Indian Food Production in the Caribbean".  71:3  (1981),  272-280.

Journal of Anthropological Research
Black, Peter Weston.  "The Anthropology of Tobacco Use:  Tobian Data and Theoretical Issues".  40:4 (Winter 1984):  475-503.

Journal of the History of Sexuality
Elferink, Jan G.R.  "Aphrodisiac Use in Pre-Columbian Aztec and Inca Cultures".  9:1/2 (January-April, 2000), 25-36.

Leonardo
Gessert, George.  "Flowers of Human Presence:  Effects of Esthetic Values on the Evolution of Ornamental Plants".  26:1  (1993)  37-44.

The Journal of American Folklore
Kell, Katharine T.  "Tobacco in Folk Cures in Western Society".  78:038  (1965),  99-114.

World Archaeology
Stahl, Peter W.  "Halucinatory Imagery and the Origin of Early South American Figurine Art".  18:1  Perspectives in World Archaeology  (1986),  134-150.



ONLINE RESOURCES

Cardiff University

Smell Research Laboratory
www.cardiff.ac.uk

Center For Public Accountability in Tobacco Control
Michael Siegel, MD, MPH, Director

Boston University School of Public Health
www.tobaccocontrolintegrity.com

Encyclopedia Britannica
www.britannica.com

Macalaster College
www.macalester.edu

MedicineNet.com
www.medicinenet.com

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
www.m-w.com

Michael Siegel, MD, MPH
www.tobaccoanalysis.blogspot.com

National Institutes of Health
www.nih.gov

Professional Friends of Wine
www.winepros.org

Scientific American
www.sciam.com

Wine Spectator Online
www.winespectator.com

Wine Spectator School
www.winespectatorschool.com

U.S. Food & Drug Administration
www.fda.gov



PERIODICALS

CIGAR AFICIONADO Magazine
M. Shanken Communications, Inc.

CIGAR MAGAZINE Magazine
Cigar Magazine Inc.

PIPES & TOBACCOS Magazine
SpecComm International, Inc.

SMOKE Magazine
Lockwood Publications, Inc.

SMOKESHOP Magazine
Lockwood Trade Journal Co., Inc.

THE NICOTIAN NETWORK & NEXUS
Antiquarian Tobacciana, Ben Rapaport

TOBACCONIST Magazine
SpecComm International, Inc.



RESEARCH & STUDIES

Differential Neural Responses Evoked by Orthonasal versus Retronasal Odorant Perception in Humans
Dana M. Small (Yale University & The John B. Pierce Laboratory), Johannes C. Gerber (University of Dresden Medical School), Erica Mak (The John B. Pierce Laboratory), and Thomas Hummel (University of Dresden Medical School)
Neuron, Vol. 47, 593-605   August 18, 2005, Copyright 2005 by Elsevier Inc.

The Influence of Saliva on pH Changes in the Mouth
Y. Suzuki, and S. Watanabe, Meikai University, Sakado, Japan



ORGANIZATIONS & PEOPLE

A Little Taste of Cuba®

Cigar Rights of America
info@cigarrights.org 

Cubatabaco

Frank Seltzer

Georgetown Tobacco

Golden Film Production & Photography

IPCPR

Jaime Garcia

Jose "Don Pepin" Garcia

La Aurora

Lancaster Leaf Tobacco Co. & Universal Leaf
  - Richard Falk III
  - Larry Eschback
  - Gregory L. Seamster

Michael Dixon Humidors

National Cigar Museum
www.cigarhistory.info

Piloto Cigars / Padrón Cigars

United States Department of Agriculture

Xikar



PHOTO CREDITS

A Little Taste of Cuba®
Cubatabaco
Habanos S.A.
JLA, CMT 



VIDEO CREDITS

Tobacconist University®
JLA, CMT
R. Sloane Franklin, CRT
Kathryn Bellando, CRT



ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Founder of TU would like to thank many individuals without whom Tobacconist University® would not exist: Starting with my faimily; J.O.P., the greatest cigar maker and mentor I have ever known; Every Tobacconist, good and bad, that I have ever met;  Immense gratitude goes to every Certified Tobacconist (past and present) who has contributed to the content of this course and their own, as well as the public’s education;  And finally, to the thousands of customers and luxury tobacco lovers who teach and challenge us every day.




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