THE SENSATIONAL PAST: How the Enlightenment Changed the Way We Use Our Senses
Journeying through the past 300 years, Purnell persuasively shows that while our bodies may not change dramatically, the way we think about the senses and put them to use has been rather different over the ages. She explores how people used their senses in ways that might shock us now, and how many of our own ways of life are a legacy of this earlier time. Illus.
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