Thursday, February 14, 2008

Sensing the Past

Sensing the Past: Seeing, Hearing, Smelling, Tasting, and Touching in History
Mark M. Smith

"Smith's history of the sensate is destined to precipitate a revolution in our understanding of the sensibilities that underpinned the mentalities of past epochs."—David Howes, author of Sensual Relations: Engaging the Senses in Culture and Social Theory

Do we rely on different senses now than the ones we relied on in the past? How have our senses affected history? How have the senses themselves changed? What role . . .

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Subjects: Ecology, Evolution, Environment; Evolution; Global Studies; European Studies; American Studies; Historiography
Market: General Interest
978-0-520-25495-4, cloth $55.00
978-0-520-25496-1, paper $19.95


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