The Smell Culture Reader

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Bloomsbury Academic, Aug 7, 2006 - Social Science - 442 pages
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Here is a much-needed overview of what is arguably our most elusive sense. Sight and hearing have been the subject of numerous books, while the so-called "lower senses" have remained relatively unexplored despite powerful and complex social meanings. From hygiene to aromatherapy, the foul to the fragrant, smell is shown here to be much more than a physical act of perception.

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Jim Drobnick is Senior Editor at Parachute art magazine and teaches in the MFA Program at Concordia University, Montreal.

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