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Undreya rated it liked it Mar 14, The book didn’t need to be as long as it was to be effective. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A magnificent study of the olfactory, good and bad!
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The Foul and the Fragrant: Odor and the French Social Imagination
Changing Attitudes in France Since the Middle Ages instead of this, an earlier book that explains things much more clearly.
There are no discussion topics corbih this book yet. Exploring with imagination and audacity the changing role of smell in the anxieties and antagonisms of the modern world, Corbin reminds us that social history, too long sanitized and too often abstract, must make room for the senses.
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The Foul and the Fragrant: Odor and the French Social Imagination by Alain Corbin
He conjures up the dominion that the combined forces of smells–from the seductress’s civet to the ubiquitous excremental odors of city cesspools–exercised Maybe this was because ths was writing about difficult, c A history of ideas about smell, cleanliness, health and illness in France, starting in the early modern period up to the turn of the 20th century Stacy Pontoche rated it it was amazing Dec 17, Deszczowypies rated it liked it Mar 25, Een beetje er doorheen geskipped, in de tweede helft, cprbin fascinerend boek over de veranderingen in geur en stank in en rond Frankrijk rond de 18e eeuw.
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Over weerzinwekkende, maar normale situaties naar tje inzichten en normen over individuele hygiene, en hoe dat door de verschillende klassen heen speelde. Email alerts New issue alert. This is a fascinating but difficult book, rooted in the commitment to “total” history pioneered fou the French Annales school.
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