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To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Dora rated it it was amazing Thee 23, I can not speak highly enough of this gem. This is a fascinating but difficult book, rooted in the commitment to “total” history pioneered by the French Annales school.
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The Foul and the Fragrant: Odor and the French Social Imagination by Alain Corbin
Kardamom rated it liked it Jun 10, Over weerzinwekkende, maar normale situaties naar nieuwe inzichten en normen over individuele hygiene, en hoe dat door de verschillende klassen heen speelde. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Corbin connects the history of smell to germ theory, the rise of the individual, and even to architecture in unexpected and exciting ways.
Other editions – View all The Foul and the Fragrant: Alain Corbin is a French historian, specialist of the 19th century in France. Shaina rated it it was amazing Jan 31, Chaoran Yu rated it really liked it Nov 30, Sign In or Create an Account. Sign In Forgot password? Dec 14, M. How people perceived it, what they thought about it, how it turned up in pop culture. The Foul and the Fragrant: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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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. Be the first to ask a question about The Foul and the Fragrant.
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The foul and the fragrant: odor and the French social imagination
Trivia About The Foul and the Don’t have an account? Undreya rated it liked it Mar 14, Want to Read saving…. At fragranf encyclopedic and impressionistic, The Foul and the Fragrant is a masterful exposition of odors and the perception of odors from to the ‘Pasteurian revolution’ of the late nineteenth century.
Richard Cummings rated it really liked it May 10, 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 historical map.
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It is a perfect companion to Patrick Suskind’s bestseller Perfume. Slavery after Rome, — Changing Attitudes in France Since the Middle Ages codbin of this, an earlier book that explains things much more clearly.
His books have explored the histories of such subjects as male desire and prostitution, sensory experience of smell and sound, and the burning of a young nobleman in a Dordogne village.