The Sensational Past: How the Enlightenment Changed the Way We Use Our Senses

by Carolyn Purnell

The Sensational Past: How the Enlightenment Changed the Way We Use Our Senses Author Carolyn Purnell
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File size 5 Mb
Year 2013
Pages 290
Language English
File format EPUB
Category History

Book Description:

Sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch—as they were celebrated during the Enlightenment and as they are perceived today.Blindfolding children from birth? Playing a piano made of live cats? Using tobacco to cure drowning? Wearing “flea”-colored clothes? These actions may seem odd to us, but in the eighteenth century, they made perfect sense.As often as we use our senses, w

 

 

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