Perfume: Joy, Obsession, Scandal, Sin: A Cultural History of Fragrance from 1750 to the Present

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Perfume: Joy, Obsession, Scandal, Sin: A Cultural History of Fragrance from 1750 to the Present - Stamelman, Richard, and Freeman, Michael (Photographer)

This thought-provoking volume transports readers to France of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries, beginning with Napoleon's love of perfume and the erotic importance he attached to it, through the lore and symbolism fragrance enjoyed in eighteenth and nineteenth-century Europe. By the early twentieth century, perfume's place as ... Read More

Perfume: Joy, Obsession, Scandal, Sin: A Cultural History of Fragrance from 1750 to the Present 2006, Rizzoli International Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780847828326

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