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The Secret of Scent
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Luca Turin
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-23 - Publisher: Harper Collins

One man's passion for perfume leads him to explore one of the most intriguing scientific mysteries: What makes one molecule smell of garlic while another smells of rose? In this witty, engrossing, and wildly original volume, author Luca Turin explores the two competing theories of smell. Is scent determined by
The Reason for Flowers
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Stephen Buchmann
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-21 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

“Fascinating...Buchmann’s knowledge and enthusiasm jump off the page.” —The Wall Street Journal “An extraordinarily good book.” —Edward O. Wilson The lively and definitive story of the beauty, sexuality, lore, economics, and ecology of the world ’s flowers, written by a devoted scientist and illustrated with his stunning photographs. Flowers—and the
The Creative Discipline: Mastering the Art and Science of Innovation
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Nancy K. Napier, Mikael Nilsson
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-06-30 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Why are some organizations more creative than others? What sets innovative, high-performing organizations apart? Can creativity and innovation be learned and enhanced? The answer to the last question, say creativity experts Nancy Napier and Mikael Nilsson, is a resounding yes. And with general consensus that creativity and innovation drive business
Scents and Sensibility
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Catherine Maxwell
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This lively, accessible book is the first to explore Victorian literature through scent and perfume, presenting an extensive range of well-known and unfamiliar texts in intriguing and imaginative new ways that make us re-think literature's relation with the senses. Concentrating on aesthetic and decadent authors, Scents and Sensibility introduces a
The Smell of Slavery
Language: en
Pages: 259
Authors: Andrew Kettler
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Slavery, capitalism, and colonialism were understood as racially justified through false olfactory perceptions of African bodies throughout the Atlantic World.