- Paperback: 432 pages
- Publisher: Berg Publishers (1 Dec. 2004)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 185973863X
- ISBN-13: 978-1859738634
- Product Dimensions: 16.7 x 2.3 x 23.4 cm
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
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Empire of the Senses: The Sensual Culture Reader (Sensory Formations) Paperback – 1 Dec 2004
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'This is one of the richest collections of essays that I have read in years...It is essential reading.' Edmund De Waal, 'Crafts' 'This is a timely collection that fills an important gap in our archive of the body. Readers and students across many disciplines will find it useful in making sense of a rapidly growing field of knowledge.' Veit Erlmann, Endowed Chair of Music,School of Music, University of Texas at Austin 'I have long been waiting for a book, and a book series, such as this exploring in depth the manifold sensuous dimensions of human experience from an interdisciplinary perspective.' Christopher Tilley, Professor of Anthropology, University College London 'David Howes has compiled an impressive volume of old and new contributions from a range of disciplines that form a solid basis for further work in the field of sensous scholarship.' Jo Tacchi, Queensland University of Technology, in 'International Journal of Cultural Studies' "Empire of the Senses' is
About the Author
David Howes is Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia University, Montreal. He is the author of Sensual Relations: Engaging the Senses in Culture and Social Theory and a co-author of Aroma: The Cultural History of Smell.