The City and the Senses: Urban Culture Since 1500


Alexander Cowan (Editor) and Jill Steward (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 264 pages

File size: 3.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

The essays in this volume take an interdisciplinary and wide ranging look at urban history through the five senses of sight, sound, touch, taste and smell. By spanning pre-industrial and modern cities it enables the reader to establish major contrasts and continuities in what is still an evolving urban experience.