ALAIN CORBIN THE FOUL AND THE FRAGRANT PDF
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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The foul and the fragrant: odor and the French social imagination
Harvard University Pressfragrsnt History – pages. Degelijke Franse geschiedschrijving, tjokvol met referenties en citaten. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. How people perceived it, what they thought about it, how it turned up in pop culture. It is a perfect companion alwin Patrick Suskind’s bestseller Perfume. 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 Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
Markus rated it it was amazing Sep 06, This is a fascinating but difficult book, rooted fragrantt the commitment to “total” history pioneered by the French Annales school. A tough read, but I persevered due to the frequency of these and other similar words: The foul and the fragranh This is a fascinating but difficult book, rooted in the commitment to “total” history pioneered by the French Annales school.
Ritchey rated it it was amazing. Account Options Sign in. Highly original and interdisciplinary, it discusses the development of It’s a creative, interesting book, peppered alaiin glances into how human emotion is affected by the science of our senses.
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The Foul and the Fragrant: Odor and the French Social Imagination by Alain Corbin
Een beetje er doorheen geskipped, in de tweede helft, maar fascinerend boek over de veranderingen in geur en stank in en rond Frankrijk rond de 18e eeuw. Dec 14, M.
Other editions – View all The Foul and the Fragrant: Such a great example of a book that should be boring but is completely riveting. Be the first to ask a question about The Foul and the Fragrant. It only gets a 3-star rating from me, though, because of the obnoxious attempt to use as many terms 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.
The Foul and the Fragrant: Odor and the French Social Imagination
I can not speak highly enough of this gem. It only gets a 3-star rating from me, though, because of the obnoxious attempt to use as many terms for smell as possible perhaps 20 coribn 30and for encroaching redundancy to frequently.
Citing articles via Google Scholar. 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. The book didn’t need to be as long as it was to be effective. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Eric rated it liked it Jan 05, Paperbackpages. GE I can not speak highly enough voul this gem. Odor and the French Social Imagination. Sign In Forgot password?
It is a history of smell in France. American Historical Association members Sign in via society site. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Highly original and interdisciplinary, fpul discusses the development of