Alain Corbin. Macmillan, – France – pages The foul and the fragrant: odor and the French social imagination. User Review – Not Available – Book. Title, The foul and the fragrant: odor and the French social imagination / Alain Corbin. Author, Corbin, Alain. Extent, dpi TIFF G4 page images. E-Distribution . In a book whose erudition and originality had a dazzling impact on first publication in France and the UK, Alain Corbin has put the sense of smell on the .
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His books have explored the histories of such subjects as male desire and prostitution, sensory expe Alain Corbin is a French historian, specialist of the 19th century in France. James Smith Allen; alain corbin. Degelijke Franse geschiedschrijving, tjokvol met referenties en citaten. Such a great example of a book that should be boring but is completely riveting.
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The foul and the fragrant: odor and the French social imagination
It only gets a 3-star rating from me, though, because of the obnoxious attempt to use as many hte for smell as possible perhaps If you’re in the mood for a real strange glance into history, through the lens of smell, this book is for you. Reed rated it it was amazing Jun 08, Account Options Sign in. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
The Extremes of Olfactory Vigilance. Maybe this was because he was writing about difficult, commonly changing ideas, but first it was odour carries illness, then it doesn’t, then it does again Most users should sign in with their email address.
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