A cultural history of the senses in the age of empire /

"The nineteenth century was a time of new sensory experiences and modes of perception. The raucous mechanical intensity of the train and the factory vied for attention with the dazzling splendour of department stores and world fairs. Colonization and trade carried European sensations and sensib...

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Other Authors: Classen, Constance, 1957-
Format: Book
Published:London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2014.
Series:Cultural history of the senses ; v. 5.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : the transformation of perception / Constance Classen
  • The social life of the senses : the assaults and seductions of modernity / Kate Flint
  • Urban sensations : the shifting sensescape of the city / Alain Corbin
  • The senses in the marketplace : stimulation and distraction, gratification and control / Erika D. Rappaport
  • The senses in religion : migrations of sacred and sensory values / David Morgan
  • The senses in philosophy and science : from the senses to sensations / Robert Ju╠łtte
  • The senses in medicine : seeing, hearing and smelling disease / David S. Barnes
  • The senses in literature : industry and empire / Nicholas Daly
  • Art and the senses : from the romantics to the futurists / Constance Classen
  • Sensory media : the world without and the world within / Alison Griffiths.