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Title The city and the senses : urban culture since 1500 / edited by Alexander Cowan and Jill Steward
Imprint Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007
book jacket
 Modern History Library  307.76094 C581    AVAILABLE    30550100399193
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  HT131 C581 2007    DUE 02-01-22    30530000430009
Descript xiii, 245 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Historical urban studies
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction / Jill Steward and Alexander Cowan -- Stench in sixteenth-century Venice / Jo Wheeler -- "Not carrying out the vile and mechanical arts" : touch as a measure of social distinction in early modern Venice / Alexander Cowan -- Speaking and listening in early modern London / Laura Wright -- Engineering vision in early modern Paris / Ulf Strohmayer -- Touching London : contact, sensibility, and the city / Ava Arndt -- Sewers and sensibilities : the bourgeois faecal experience in the nineteenth-century city / David Inglis -- "We demand good and healthy beer" : the nutritional and social significance of beer for the lower classes in mid-nineteenth-century Munich / Kim Carpenter -- Boulevard culture and advertising as spectacle in nineteenth-century Paris / Hazel Hahn -- A taste of Vienna : food as a signifier of urban modernity in Vienna 1890-1930 / Janet Stewart -- Seeing imperial Berlin : Lesser Ury, the painter as stranger / Dorothy Rowe -- Street noises : celebrating the liberation of Paris in music and dance / Rosemary Wakeman
Subject Cities and towns -- Europe -- History
Senses and sensation -- Europe -- History
Sociology, Urban -- Europe
Europe -- History -- 1492-
Europe -- Social conditions
Alt Author Cowan, Alexander
Steward, Jill
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