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Scent

The Mysterious and Essential Powers of Smell

Scent( )
Author: Le Guerer, Annick
Editor: Turner, Philip
Translator: Miller, Richard
Series title:Kodansha Globe Ser.
ISBN:978-1-56836-024-9
Publication Date:May 1994
Publisher:Kodansha America, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $13.00
Book Description:

"All my genius resides in my nostrils, " claimed Friedrich Nietzsche. Now comes a splendid new voice to bear him out - Annick Le Guerer. In this enchanting, erudite, and highly readable exploration of all things olfactory, she investigates the uses and properties of scent through the ages in relation to magic, myth, religion, sex, discrimination, philosophy, and medicine. From the perfumed rituals of ancient religions to the saintly "odor of sanctity"; from the aromatic cures of the...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.68 x 8.4 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.76 Pounds



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