A History of the Senses

A History of the Senses

Jutte charts the development of our attitudes and relationships to our senses from antiquity through to the 20th century, creating a tapestry of different traditions, images, metaphors, and ideas that have survived through time.


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ISBN 074562958X
Pages 408 pages
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