The Great Stink of Paris and the Nineteenth Century Struggle Against Filth and Germs

Tracing a series of developments in French science, medicine, politics, and culture, Barnes reveals how the science and practice of public health changed during the heyday of the Bacteriological Revolution.

The Great Stink of Paris and the Nineteenth Century Struggle Against Filth and Germs

Tracing a series of developments in French science, medicine, politics, and culture, Barnes reveals how the science and practice of public health changed during the heyday of the Bacteriological Revolution.

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The Great Stink of Paris and the Nineteenth-Century Struggle Against Filth and Germs
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: David S. Barnes, Professor David S Barnes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-06-06 - Publisher: JHU Press

Tracing a series of developments in French science, medicine, politics, and culture, Barnes reveals how the science and practice of public health changed during the heyday of the Bacteriological Revolution.
The Great Stink of Paris and the Nineteenth-Century Struggle Against Filth and Germs
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: David S. Barnes, Professor David S Barnes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-06-06 - Publisher: JHU Press

Tracing a series of developments in French science, medicine, politics, and culture, Barnes reveals how the science and practice of public health changed during the heyday of the Bacteriological Revolution.
The Smell of Slavery
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Andrew Kettler
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Slavery, capitalism, and colonialism were understood as racially justified through false olfactory perceptions of African bodies throughout the Atlantic World.
Empires of the Senses
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Andrew J. Rotter
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-21 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

When encountering unfamiliar environments in India and the Philippines, the British and the Americans wrote extensively about the first taste of mango and meat spiced with cumin, the smell of excrement and coconut oil, the feel of humidity and rough cloth against skin, the sound of bells and insects, and
Victorian Contagion
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Chung-jen Chen
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Victorian Contagion: Risk and Social Control in the Victorian Literary Imagination examines the literary and cultural production of contagion in the Victorian era and the way that production participated in a moral economy of surveillance and control. In this book, I attempt to make sense of how the discursive practice