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Description - Time, Desire and Horror by Alain Corbin

In this book Alain Corbin argues that the 1860s were a crucial period for western civilization, characterized by radical changes in the way Europeans viewed themselves and their world. Corbin examines urban development, the new mobility of the population, prostitution and policing, personal hygiene and the social plagues of alcoholism, tuberculosis and venereal disease.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780745611310
ISBN-10: 0745611311
Format: Hardback
(238mm x 163mm x 20mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 7-Oct-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alain Corbin

Alan Corbin is Professor of Modern History at the University of Paris I, Sorbonne.

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