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The Resource The scented ape : the biology and culture of human odour, D. Michael Stoddart

The scented ape : the biology and culture of human odour, D. Michael Stoddart

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The scented ape : the biology and culture of human odour
Title
The scented ape
Title remainder
the biology and culture of human odour
Statement of responsibility
D. Michael Stoddart
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Stoddart, D. Michael
Illustrations
illustrations
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  • Smell
  • Animal behavior
  • Ethnology
  • Human behavior
Label
The scented ape : the biology and culture of human odour, D. Michael Stoddart
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-277) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The Human Nose -- A Zoological Conundrum? -- Part II. Chemoreception and the Origin of Sexual Reproduction: Chemical communication and the hypophysis ; Neural connections between nose and brain -- Part III. The Scented Ape: The sebaceous glands ; The apocrine glands ; Axillary odours ; Saliva and urine ; Circumanal organ ; Hair Meibomian, ceruminous and vestibulum masi glands ; Human body odours -- Part IV. The Naso-Genital Relationship: Vaginal secretions ; The ovarian cycle ; The human menstrual cycle ; Olfaction in sexual development -- Part V. Scent and the Psyche: Evidence from philosophy, psychoanalysis, aesthetics and folklore ; Evidence from experimental studies -- Part VI. Perfume: Ancient perfumes and their uses ; Modern perfumes and their uses ; Why do humans wear perfumes? -- Part VII. Incense: Ancient uses of incense ; Ingredients of incense ; The odours of incense ; Support from animal studies -- Part VIII. The Noselessness of Man: Ecology of parental investment ; Bipedalism, hunting and human evolution Gregariousness, oestrus advertisement and the pair bond ; Human concealed ovulation and olfactory desensitisation ; Epigamic selection and male external genitalia ; Axillary scent organs as secondary sexual characters -- Conclusion: Part IX. The Human Nose and the Monkey's Tail
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 286 p
Isbn
9780521395618
Lccn
89070840
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
Label
The scented ape : the biology and culture of human odour, D. Michael Stoddart
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-277) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The Human Nose -- A Zoological Conundrum? -- Part II. Chemoreception and the Origin of Sexual Reproduction: Chemical communication and the hypophysis ; Neural connections between nose and brain -- Part III. The Scented Ape: The sebaceous glands ; The apocrine glands ; Axillary odours ; Saliva and urine ; Circumanal organ ; Hair Meibomian, ceruminous and vestibulum masi glands ; Human body odours -- Part IV. The Naso-Genital Relationship: Vaginal secretions ; The ovarian cycle ; The human menstrual cycle ; Olfaction in sexual development -- Part V. Scent and the Psyche: Evidence from philosophy, psychoanalysis, aesthetics and folklore ; Evidence from experimental studies -- Part VI. Perfume: Ancient perfumes and their uses ; Modern perfumes and their uses ; Why do humans wear perfumes? -- Part VII. Incense: Ancient uses of incense ; Ingredients of incense ; The odours of incense ; Support from animal studies -- Part VIII. The Noselessness of Man: Ecology of parental investment ; Bipedalism, hunting and human evolution Gregariousness, oestrus advertisement and the pair bond ; Human concealed ovulation and olfactory desensitisation ; Epigamic selection and male external genitalia ; Axillary scent organs as secondary sexual characters -- Conclusion: Part IX. The Human Nose and the Monkey's Tail
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 286 p
Isbn
9780521395618
Lccn
89070840
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill

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