Corbin, Alain

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CORBIN, Alain. French, b. 1936. Genres: History. Career: University of Limoges, assistant lecturer, 1968-69; University of Tours, senior lecturer, 1969-72, assistant professor, 1973-85, professor of history, 1985-86; Universite Paris I, Pantheon-Sorbonne, professor of history, 1987-; Institut Universitaire de France, professor of history, 1992. Publications: The Foul and the Fragrant: Odor and the French Social Imagination, 1986; (with M. Perrot) A History of Private Life, Vol 4: From the Fires of Revolution to the Great War, ed. by G. Duby, 1990; Le Village des Cannibales, 1990, trans. as The Village of Cannibals: Rage and Murder in France, 1870, 1991; Women for Hire: Prostitution and Sexuality in France after 1850, 1992; Time, Desire and Horror, 1996; Village Bells: Sound and Meaning in the 19th-Century Countryside, 1998; The Life of an Unknown: The Rediscovered World of a Clog Maker in 19th Century France, 2001. Address: Universite Paris I, Pantheon-Sorbonne, 17 rue de la Sorbonne, 75005 Paris, France.