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The deepest sense

Constance Classen

The deepest sense

a cultural history of touch

by Constance Classen

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Touch,
  • History,
  • Senses and sensation,
  • Social history

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementConstance Classen
    SeriesStudies in sensory history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN279.T68 C56 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25018663M
    ISBN 109780252034930, 9780252078477
    LC Control Number2011034118

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    Comparison to Nazism and fascism imminently threatening to topple democracy distracts us from how we made Trump over decades, and implies that the coexistence of our democracy with long histories of killing, subjugation, and terror—including its most recent, if somewhat sanitized, forms of mass incarceration and rising inequality at home, and its tenuous empire and regular war-making abroad The Deepest Sense is fresh, lively, and provocative, broadly researched and written with brio. It is not without flaw. It is not without flaw. Classen stretches a point in connecting deep feeling, such as pity and empathy, with the physical act of touch; these subjects are better explained by Barbara Rosenwein's concept of Medieval “emotional


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The Deepest Sense: A Cultural History of Touch fleshes out our understanding of the past with explorations of lived experiences of embodiment from the middle ages to modernity. This intimate and sensuous approach to history makes it possible to foreground the tactile foundations of Western culture--the ways in which feelings shaped :// The Deepest Sense also compliments Stephen Mennell’s book on the history of eating in the West.

The one area I would have like Classen to have addressed is what the loss of touch met to people psychologically. At the time of a decline of touch, for example, there was a rise in the interest in hypnotism and an an explosion of mental health.

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It is the work of a wonderful writer at her finest and most profound.”  Named a “Best Scholarly Book of the Decade” by The Chronicle of Higher Education “In me, there is the red of miry clay, the brown of spring floods, the gold of ripening tobacco.

I am, in the deepest sense, colored.” From these fertile soils—of love, land,