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Distant Impressions

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Although we often treat the as though they are immutable fundamental properties as though they are immutable properties our physiology the way we parse our sensory experiences is dictated by our cultural context Accordingly the essays in Distant Impressions explore the social aspects of sensation in the ancient Near East inviting the eader to move Beyond The Physiological Study Of the physiological study of to an examination of its cultural meaningsThe essays in this book approach the uestion of sensory experience in an. ,
Cient Near Eastern societies from philological literary art historical and archaeological perspectives They address the means of sense perception such as vision hearing and smell and the objects perception such as light noise and odor examining the senses within eligious political objects of perception such light noise and odor examining the senses within eligious political social frameworks The first part of this volume looks at the monumental architecture bas eliefs and tablets of the Neo
assyrian period while 
period while second explores sensory dimensions of the Uilt environment and textual Thermodynamics Of Geothermal Fluids representations of sensation in other times and places such as Neolithic northern Mesopotamia and Hittite Anatolia Building onecent scholarship that focuses on the social aspects of sensation in history Distant Impressions brings this approach to Bear On Ancient Near Eastern Studies For The First TimeIn on ancient Near Eastern studies for the first timeIn to the editors the contributors include Elke Friedrich Sara Manasterska Alice Mouton Kiersten Neumann Ludovico Portuese and Diana Stei.

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