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

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 over the lives and deaths of the French in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

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Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Don’t have an account? Corbin connects the history of smell teh germ theory, the rise of the individual, and even to architecture in unexpected and exciting ways.

Stephanie Ann rated it it was amazing Aug 18, In a book whose insight and originality have already had a dazzling impact in France, Alain Corbin has put the sense of smell on the historical map. 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.

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Trivia About The Foul and the 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 Highly original and interdisciplinary, it discusses the development of No trivia or quizzes yet. Alain Corbin is a French historian, specialist of the 19th century in France. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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It just makes scents! 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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The foul and the fragrant: odor and the French social imagination

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Refresh and try again. Such a great example of a book that should be boring but is completely riveting. Feb 23, Rebecca rated it it was ok Shelves: Dirk rated it it was amazing Jan 07, Highly original and interdisciplinary, it discusses the development of Richard Cummings rated it really liked it May 10, Aug 25, Deb rated it really liked it. I didn’t read all of this in detail because it was research for an essay, but what I did read wasn’t particularly easy to follow, dates weren’t often mentioned so it was hard to trace exactly what was happening, and it was hard to follow exactly what Corbain was getting at in several chapters.

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The Foul and the Fragrant: Odor and the French Social Imagination by Alain Corbin

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