The Resource A natural history of the senses, Diane Ackerman, (electronic resource)

A natural history of the senses, Diane Ackerman, (electronic resource)

Label
A natural history of the senses
Title
A natural history of the senses
Statement of responsibility
Diane Ackerman
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses and tattoos, sadistic cuisine and the music played by the planet Earth. Delightful - gives the reader the richest possible feeling of the worlds the senses take in
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ackerman, Diane
Dewey number
152.1
Index
index present
LC call number
BF233
LC item number
.A24 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WL 702
NLM item number
A182n 1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Nicolette Schwartz
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Senses and sensation
  • Manners and customs
  • Human behavior
  • Sensation
  • Emotions
  • Perception
  • SCIENCE
  • Human behavior
  • Manners and customs
  • Senses and sensation
  • Percepção (aspectos antropológicos)
  • Sentidos
Label
A natural history of the senses, Diane Ackerman, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"February 1995"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Of Violets and Neurons
  • Macabre Meals
  • 146
  • Heart of Craving
  • 148
  • Psychopharmacology of Chocolate
  • 153
  • In Praise of Vanilla
  • 157
  • Truth About Truffles
  • 161
  • 9
  • Ginger, and Other Medicines
  • 163
  • How to Make Moose Soup In a Hole in the Ground, or Dine in Space
  • 165
  • Et Fugu, Brute? Food as Thrill-Seeking
  • 167
  • Beauty and the Beasts
  • 171
  • Hearing
  • 173
  • Shape of Smell
  • Hearing Heart
  • 175
  • Phantoms and Drapes
  • 180
  • Jaguar of Sweet Laughter
  • 182
  • Loud Noises
  • 186
  • Limits of Hearing, the Power of Sound
  • 188
  • 11
  • Deafness
  • 191
  • Animals
  • 193
  • Quicksand and Whale Songs
  • 198
  • Violin Remembers
  • 202
  • Music and Emotion
  • 205
  • Buckets of Light
  • Is Music a Language?
  • 209
  • Measure for Measure
  • 216
  • Cathedrals in Sound
  • 219
  • Earth Calling
  • 222
  • Vision
  • 227
  • 15
  • Beholder's Eye
  • 229
  • How to Watch the Sky
  • 235
  • Light
  • 249
  • Color
  • 252
  • Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall
  • 257
  • Winter Palace of Monarchs
  • Animals
  • 260
  • Painter's Eye
  • 267
  • Face of Beauty
  • 270
  • Watching a Night Launch of the Space Shuttle
  • 279
  • Force of an Image: Ring Cycle
  • 281
  • 18
  • Round Walls of Home
  • 283
  • Synesthesia
  • 287
  • Fantasia
  • 289
  • Courting the Muse
  • 292
  • Oceans Inside Us
  • 20
  • In Every Sense
  • Notions and Nations of Sweat
  • 21
  • Personality of Smell
  • 23
  • Pheromones
  • 26
  • Noses
  • 30
  • Sneezing
  • 31
  • xv
  • Smell As Camouflage
  • 32
  • Roses
  • 33
  • Fallen Angel
  • 37
  • Anosmia
  • 40
  • Prodigies of Smell
  • 44
  • Smell
  • A Famous Nose
  • 45
  • An Offering to the Gods
  • 54
  • Cleopatra's Heirs
  • 59
  • Touch
  • 65
  • Feeling Bubble
  • 67
  • 3
  • Speaking of Touch
  • 70
  • First Touches
  • 71
  • What is a Touch?
  • 80
  • Code Senders
  • 83
  • Hair
  • 84
  • Mute Sense
  • Inner Climate
  • 88
  • Skin Has Eyes
  • 94
  • Adventures In the Touch Dome
  • 96
  • Animals
  • 98
  • Tattoos
  • 99
  • 5
  • Pain
  • 101
  • Easing Pain
  • 104
  • Point of Pain
  • 106
  • Kissing
  • 108
  • Hand
  • 115
  • A Map of Smell
  • Professional Touchers
  • 119
  • Taboos
  • 121
  • Subliminal Touch
  • 122
  • Taste
  • 125
  • Social Sense
  • 127
  • 6
  • Food and Sex
  • 130
  • Omnivore's Picnic
  • 132
  • Of Cannibalism and Sacred Cows
  • 135
  • Bloom of a Taste Bud
  • 138
  • Ultimate Dinner Party
  • 143
Control code
ocn781301398
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Vintage books ed.
Extent
1 online resource (311 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307763310
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00171192
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3DFBAAAD-9D0B-4BF1-92A3-E0ACAFFE7B4B
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o781301398
  • (OCoLC)781301398
Label
A natural history of the senses, Diane Ackerman, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
"February 1995"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Of Violets and Neurons
  • Macabre Meals
  • 146
  • Heart of Craving
  • 148
  • Psychopharmacology of Chocolate
  • 153
  • In Praise of Vanilla
  • 157
  • Truth About Truffles
  • 161
  • 9
  • Ginger, and Other Medicines
  • 163
  • How to Make Moose Soup In a Hole in the Ground, or Dine in Space
  • 165
  • Et Fugu, Brute? Food as Thrill-Seeking
  • 167
  • Beauty and the Beasts
  • 171
  • Hearing
  • 173
  • Shape of Smell
  • Hearing Heart
  • 175
  • Phantoms and Drapes
  • 180
  • Jaguar of Sweet Laughter
  • 182
  • Loud Noises
  • 186
  • Limits of Hearing, the Power of Sound
  • 188
  • 11
  • Deafness
  • 191
  • Animals
  • 193
  • Quicksand and Whale Songs
  • 198
  • Violin Remembers
  • 202
  • Music and Emotion
  • 205
  • Buckets of Light
  • Is Music a Language?
  • 209
  • Measure for Measure
  • 216
  • Cathedrals in Sound
  • 219
  • Earth Calling
  • 222
  • Vision
  • 227
  • 15
  • Beholder's Eye
  • 229
  • How to Watch the Sky
  • 235
  • Light
  • 249
  • Color
  • 252
  • Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall
  • 257
  • Winter Palace of Monarchs
  • Animals
  • 260
  • Painter's Eye
  • 267
  • Face of Beauty
  • 270
  • Watching a Night Launch of the Space Shuttle
  • 279
  • Force of an Image: Ring Cycle
  • 281
  • 18
  • Round Walls of Home
  • 283
  • Synesthesia
  • 287
  • Fantasia
  • 289
  • Courting the Muse
  • 292
  • Oceans Inside Us
  • 20
  • In Every Sense
  • Notions and Nations of Sweat
  • 21
  • Personality of Smell
  • 23
  • Pheromones
  • 26
  • Noses
  • 30
  • Sneezing
  • 31
  • xv
  • Smell As Camouflage
  • 32
  • Roses
  • 33
  • Fallen Angel
  • 37
  • Anosmia
  • 40
  • Prodigies of Smell
  • 44
  • Smell
  • A Famous Nose
  • 45
  • An Offering to the Gods
  • 54
  • Cleopatra's Heirs
  • 59
  • Touch
  • 65
  • Feeling Bubble
  • 67
  • 3
  • Speaking of Touch
  • 70
  • First Touches
  • 71
  • What is a Touch?
  • 80
  • Code Senders
  • 83
  • Hair
  • 84
  • Mute Sense
  • Inner Climate
  • 88
  • Skin Has Eyes
  • 94
  • Adventures In the Touch Dome
  • 96
  • Animals
  • 98
  • Tattoos
  • 99
  • 5
  • Pain
  • 101
  • Easing Pain
  • 104
  • Point of Pain
  • 106
  • Kissing
  • 108
  • Hand
  • 115
  • A Map of Smell
  • Professional Touchers
  • 119
  • Taboos
  • 121
  • Subliminal Touch
  • 122
  • Taste
  • 125
  • Social Sense
  • 127
  • 6
  • Food and Sex
  • 130
  • Omnivore's Picnic
  • 132
  • Of Cannibalism and Sacred Cows
  • 135
  • Bloom of a Taste Bud
  • 138
  • Ultimate Dinner Party
  • 143
Control code
ocn781301398
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Vintage books ed.
Extent
1 online resource (311 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307763310
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00171192
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3DFBAAAD-9D0B-4BF1-92A3-E0ACAFFE7B4B
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o781301398
  • (OCoLC)781301398

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