Aroma: The Cultural History of Smell - Classen, Constance, and Synnott, Anthony, and Howes, David

Smell is a social phenomenon, given particular meanings and values by different cultures. Odours form the building blocks of cosmologies, class hierarchies, and political odours. They can enforce social structures or transgress them, unite people or divide them, empower or disempower. The authors argue that the sociology of smell is repressed in ...

Aroma: The Cultural History of Smell 1994, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415114738

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Aroma: The Cultural History of Smell 1994, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415114721

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