Bill Hudson

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The Foul and the Fragrant: Odour and the Social Im&hellip by Alain Corbin
As a `method` of outlining the social mores of smell in Paris, from before the Revolutionary period to the First World War, this book has no equal; surprising insights into class reactions and attitudes to smell are compared and contrasted. Deeper understanding of long-suspected national differences are brought to light.