Olfactory History of Oosterdok


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English bibliography

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Apffel-Marglin, Frédérique. Subversive Spiritualities: How Rituals Enact the World, Oxford University Press, 2011.

Auffarth, Benjamin. “Understanding Smell – The Olfactory Stimulus Problem.” Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews (2013).

Barwich, Ann-Sophie. “Our Mind-Boggling Sense of Smell” Nautilus. (2020)

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Barclay, Kate. “Space and Place.” Early Modern Emotions. Ed. Susan Broomhall. London: Routledge, 2017. 20-23.

Bavel, Bas van, and Oscar Gelderblom. "The economic origins of cleanliness in the Dutch Golden Age." Past and Present, vol. 205, no. 1, 2009. 41-69.

Blakely, Allison. Blacks in the Dutch world: the evolution of racial imagery in a modern society. Indiana University Press, 1993.

Bos, Annemarie. “The History of Licit Cocaine in the Netherlands”. De Economist, 154 (December 2006): 581–586. doi:2443/10.1007/s10645-006-9031-0

Bramah, Edward. The Bramah Tea & Coffee Walk around London: A Guided Tour of 400 Years of Tea and Coffee History around the City and Southwark. Christian le Comte, 2005.

Brant, Clare. "Urban Sensations: Motion and Commotion in Eighteenth-century Cities." A Cultural History of the Senses in the Age of Enlightenment. Ed. Anne C. Vila. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014. 41–64. 

Brewster, David. ‘Civet’. The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia. W. Blackwood, 1830.

Brouwer, Cornelis G. Dutch-Yemeni Encounters: Activities of the United East India Company (VOC) in South Arabian Waters since 1614 ; a Collection of Studies. D’Fluyte Rarob, 1999.

Burnby, J., and A. Bierman. "The incidence of scurvy at sea and its treatment." Revue d'Histoire de la Pharmacie 84.312 (1996): 339-346.

Carlos, Ann, and Frank Lewis. "The Economic History of the Fur Trade: 1670-80". Economic History Association, Accessed 6 September <>

Classen, Constance, et. al. Aroma: The Cultural History of Smell. London etc.: Routledge, 1994.

Classen, Constance. “The Breath of God: Sacred Histories of Scent.” Smell Culture Reader. Oxford etc.: Berg, 2006.

Coe, Sophie D. & Michael D.  The true History of Chocolate London Thames and Hudson, 1996

Conzelman, Caroline & White, Dawson. “The Botanical Science and Cultural Value of Coca Leaf in South America” in Roadmaps to Regulation: Coca, Cocaine, and Derivatives, 1-18. The Beckley Foundation, 2016.

Corbin, Alain. The Foul and the Fragrant. Odor and the French Social Imagination. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011.

Corn, Charles. The scents of Eden: a narrative of the spice trade. Kodansha Amer Incorporated, 1998.

Cowan, Alexander, and Jill Steward (eds). The city and the senses: Urban Culture Since 1500. Hampshire: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2007.

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Damian, Peter & Kate Damian. “Environmental Fragrancing.” Smell Culture Reader. Oxford etc.: Berg, 2006.

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Diaconu, Madalina. “Matter, Movement, Memory: Footnotes to an Urban Tactile Design” Ed. Madalina Diaconu et al., Senses and the City: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Urban Sensescapes. Münster: LIT Verlag, 2011.

Donkin, Robin (ed). Dragon's brain perfume: an historical geography of camphor. Leiden: Brill, 1999.

Drobnick, Jim (ed). The Smell Culture Reader. Oxford etc.: Berg, 2006.

Fengshuied. 9 Best Spiritual Plants To Keep At The Meditation Zen Room. October 6, 2019. (accessed June 27, 2020).

Fraser, Nancy. ‘Rethinking the Public Sphere: A Contribution to the Critique of Actually Existing Democracy’. Social Text, no. 25/26, 1990, p. 56. Crossref, doi:10.2307/466240.

Gilbert, Avery. What the nose knows. The science of scent in everyday life. New York: Crown Publishers, 2008.

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Glaeser, Edward, et al. Measuring Gentrification: Using Yelp Data to Quantify Neighborhood Change. w24952, National Bureau of Economic Research, Aug. 2018. Crossref, doi:10.3386/w24952.

Graham, Helen, et. al. Literature Review: Historic Environment, Sense of Place, and Social Capital. 2009. Newcastle University, unpublished literature review. 

Graham, Mark. “Queer Smells: Fragrances of Late Capitalism or Scents of Subversion?” Smell Culture Reader. Oxford etc.: Berg, 2006.

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Habermas, Jürgen. The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere: An Inquiry into a Category of Bourgeois Society. MIT Press, 1989.

Harreld, Donald J. "The Dutch economy of the Golden Age: 16th-17th century". Economic History Association, Accessed 13 September. <>.

Harris, Lasana T. & Susan T. Fiske. “Social Groups That Elicit Disgust are Differentially Processed in mPFC.” Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 2, no. 1 (2007): pp. 45-51. DOI: 10.1093/scan/nsl037.

Hart, Allen J., Whalen, Paul J., Shin, Lisa & Sean C. McInerney. “Differential Response in the Human Amygdalae to Racial Outgroup vs Ingroup Face Stimuli.” Neuroreport 11, no. 11 (2000): pp. 2351-2355. DOI: 10.1097/00001756-200008030-00004.

Herz, Rachel. “I Know What I Like: Understanding Odor Preferences.” Smell Culture Reader. Oxford etc.: Berg, 2006.

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Hinton, Devon, Pich, Vuth, Chhean, Dara & Mark Pollack “Olfactory-Triggered Panic Attacks Among Khmer Refugees: A Contextual Approach.” Transcultural Psychiatry 41, no. 2: pp. 155-199. DOI: 10.1177/1363461504043564

Hoogte, Arjo Roersch, and Toine Pieters. "From Javanese Coca to Java Coca: An Exemplary Product of Dutch Colonial Agro-Industrialism, 1880-1920." Technology and Culture, vol. 54, no. 1, 2013. 90-116

Howes, David. (ed). Empire of the Senses. The Sensual Culture Reader. Oxford etc.: Berg, 2005. 

Howes, David. “Vienna: Sensory Capital.”  Senses and the City. An Interdisciplinary Approach to Urban Sensescapes. Ed. Madalina Diaconu et al. Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2011. 63-76.

Hulwitz, Cornelia. "Nursing on the Oranje". The Oranje. COFEPOW, Accessed 28 August 2019 <>.

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Innis, Harold Adams. The fur trade in Canada: An introduction to Canadian economic history. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999.

Jacob, H. K., and K. Snoeijing. "Arctic Whaling." Arctic whaling: proceedings of the International Symposium Arctic Whaling. 1984.

Janowitz, Meta F. "Indian Corn and Dutch Pots: Seventeenth-Century Foodways in New Amsterdam/New York." Historical Archaeology 27.2 (1993): 6-24.

Jordan, Amy J. The Price of Spice: Archaeological Investigations of Colonial Era Nutmeg Plantations on the Banda Islands, Maluku Province, Indonesia. Diss. 2016.

Kelleher, Katy. The Ugly History of Beautiful Things: Perfume. Longreads, 2018. Accessed  17 Feb 2020 <

Kjeldgaard, Dannie, et al. ‘Revisiting the Euroconsumer: Transnational History of European Coffee Consumption’. E - European Advances in Consumer Research Volume 9, 2011,

Kumar, Mohi. "From Gunpowder to Teeth Whitener: The Science behind Historic Uses of Urine." Smithsonian Magazine. Accessed 20 November 2019 <>.

Koot, Gerard. The WIC, The Dutch West India Company. Diss. 2015. 

Lamb, Jonathan. ‘Scurvy and the Terra Incognita’ The Public Domain Review. Accessed 23 August 2019 <>.

LeGuérer, Annick. "Scent." The essential and Mysterious Powers of Smell. New York etc.: Kodansha International, 1994.

Lesger, Clé and Marco H. D. Van Leeuwen. "Residential Segregation from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century: Evidence from the Netherlands." Journal of Interdisciplinary History, vol. 42 no. 3, 2012, p. 333-369. Project MUSE

Low, Kelvin EY. "The sensuous city: Sensory methodologies in urban ethnographic research." Ethnography, vol. 16, no. 3, 2015. 295-312.

Majid, Asifa, and Niclas Burenhult. “Odors are expressible in language, as long as you speak the right language.” Cognition 130, no. 2 (2014): 266-270.

McKenna, Terence. Food of the Gods, a Radical History of Plants, Drugs and Human Evolution. Ebery Publishing, 1999.

Mennella, J. A., & Beauchamp, G. K. “The Transfer of Alcohol to Human Milk. Effects on Flavor and the Infant's Behavior.” The New England Journal of Medicine 325, no. 14 (1991): pp. 981–985.

Milton, Giles. Nathaniel's Nutmeg, Or, The True and Incredible Adventures of the Spice Trader who Changed the Course of History. Macmillan, 1999.

Mostert, Tristan. Chain of command: The military system of the Dutch East India Company, 1655-1663. Diss. 2007.

Nieuwhof, Anne. "Olfactory Experiences in Museums of Modern and Contemporary Art: Smell as a New Curatorial Strategy" Leiden University, 2017.

Norton, Marcy Sacred gifts, profane pleasures: a history of tobacco and chocolate in the Atlantic world. Ithaca, NY etc. Cornell University Press, 2008.

Petersen, Cheryl. Spiritual Lessons from the Plant World. October 05, 2017. (accessed June 26, 2020).

Phillips, Derek L. Well-Being in Amsterdam’s Golden Age. Pallas Publications, 2008.

Pieke, Frank N., and Gregor Benton. "The Chinese in the Netherlands." The Chinese in Europe. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 1998. 125-167.

Pieters, Florence F.J.M, et al. "The menagerie of “The White Elephant” in Amsterdam, with some notes on other 17th and 18th century menageries in The Netherlands." Die Kulturgeschichte des Zoos. Berlin: VWB Verlag für Wissenschaft und Bildung, 2001. 47-66. 

Pieters, Janene. "Dozens of exotic animals for sale in Netherlands, includ. illegal & invasive species: report." NL Times, 2019.

Plamper, Jan. The History of Emotions: An Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University of Press, 2015. 

Plumb, Christopher. The Georgian menagerie: exotic animals in eighteenth-century London. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015.

Porteous, J. Douglas. “Smellscape.” Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment 9, no. 3 (1985): pp. 356-378.

Proust, Marcel. In Search of Lost Time. Grasset and Gallimard, 1913.

Quercia, Daniele, et al. "Smelly Maps: The Digital Life of Urban Smellscapes." International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM). California: AAAI Press, 2015.

Raizman, Noah. "Scurvy: How a surgeon, a mariner, and a gentleman solved the greatest medical mystery of the age of sail." The Journal of clinical investigation 114.12 (2004): 1690-1690.

Reinarz, Jonathan “Heavenly Scents: Religion and Smell” Past Scents: Historical Perspectives on Smell University of Illinois Press. (2014): 26-51.

Richardson, Rick, Tronson, Natalie, Bailey, Glynis K. & A. Sophie Parnas. “Extinction of Conditioned Odor Potentiation of Startle.” Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 78 (2002), pp. 426-440.

Roessingh, H.K. "Tobacco Growing in Holland in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: A Case Study of the Innovative Spirit of Dutch Peasants". The Low Countries History Yearbook Ed. Schöffer I. Springer, Dordrecht, 1978.

Roncken, Theo. Coca, cocaine and the War on Drugs. Acción Andina, 1994.

Rose, Peter G. "Bread: Staff of Dutch Life in the Old and New World." Explorers, Fortunes and Love Letters (2009): 91-100.

Sagri, Georgia. “Exhibita.Ch/eat the Tool - Georgia Sagri.” Forde 2014-2016, Éditions. 2015.

Sawbridge, Freya. “Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know about Cocaine in the Netherlands.” Dutch Review. 2019.

Schokkenbroek, Joost. "Trying-Out: An Anatomy of Dutch Whaling and Sealing in the Nineteenth Century, 1815–1885: A Roundtable Response." International Journal of Maritime History 20.2 (2008): 357-359.

Service, U.S. Forest. Plants of Mind and Spirit. n.d. (accessed June 28, 2020).

Sewell, Robert. & Rafieian-Kopaei, Mahmood. “The History and Ups and Downs of Herbal Medicine Usage”, Journal of Herbmed Pharmacology 3, no. 1 (January 2014): 1-3.

Singh, Sawti. 7 Mystical Plants to Raise Energies in your Home. November 15 , 2016. (accessed June 25, 2020).

Smith, Mark M. Sensing the Past. Seeing, Hearing, Smelling, Tasting, and Touching History. Berkeley etc.: University of California Press, 2007.

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Stoler, Ann Laura. Carnal knowledge and imperial power: Race and the intimate in colonial rule. University of California Press, 2010.

Syse, K. V. L, and Terje Oestigaard. Perceptions of Water in Britain from Early Modern Times to the Present: An Introduction. Bergen: BRIC Press, 2010.

Thomas, Duncan P. "Sailors, scurvy and science." Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 90.1 (1997): 50-54.

Tielhof, Milja V. The 'mother of all trades': the Baltic grain trade in Amsterdam from the late 16th to the early 19th century. Vol. 3. Brill, 2002.

Tollens, Cornelie. “Holland was the World's Biggest Coke Manunfacturer.” Vice. 2009.

Topik, Steven. ‘Coffee as a Social Drug’. Cultural Critique, vol. 71, no. 1, 2009, pp. 81–106. Crossref, doi:10.1353/cul.0.0027.

Tullett, William. "Grease and sweat: race and smell in eighteenth-century English culture." Cultural and Social History 13.3 (2016): 307-322.

Tuzin, Donald. “Base Notes: Odor, Breath and Moral Contagion in Ilahita.” Smell Culture Reader. Oxford etc.: Berg, 2006.

Unger, Richard W. "Dutch herring, technology, and international trade in the seventeenth century." The journal of economic history 40.2 (1980): 253-279.

Urry, John. "City life and the senses." The New Blackwell Companion to the City. Ed. Gary Bridge and Sophie Watson. New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 347-356.

Verbeek, Caro, Stefanie Dathe. Es liegt was in der Luft! - Duft in der Kunst. There’s Something in the Air - Scent in Art. [cat.] Burgrieden: Museum Villa Rot, 2015.

Vernet-Maury, Evelyne, et al. "Basic emotions induced by odorants: a new approach based on autonomic pattern results." Journal of the autonomic nervous system 75.2-3 (1999): 176-183.

Waller Tomás, et al. “Conservation of the Palo Santo tree, Bulnesia sarmientoi Lorentz ex Griseb, in the South America” Newsletter of the Medicinal Plant Specialist Group of the IUCN Species Survival Commission (2012): 04-09

Wurgaft, Benjamin Aldes. "Incensed: Food smells and ethnic tension." Gastronomica 6.2 (2006): 57-60.

Dutch bibliography

Abrahamse, Jaap Evert. "De grote uitleg van Amsterdam: stadsontwikkeling in de zeventiende eeuw."  Dissertation at University of Amsterdam, 2010.

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Gawronski, Jerzy, and Lidewij de Leeuw. “Aanplempingen en Verzanding.” Het Oosterdok. Ed. Titus Dekker et al. Holland: Walburg Press, 2011.

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Kruizinga, J.H. Adieu Kattenburg. De geschiedenis van de oostelijke eilanden. Amsterdam: Gemeentelijke Commissie Heemkennis Amsterdam, 1996

Leenes, Jelle. Hollandse Luchten. Ruiken aan Nederland. Amsterdam etc.: Uitgeverij Atlas, 2010.

Lemmers, Alan. Van werf tot facilitair complex. 350 jaar marinegeschiedenis op Kattenburg. Den Haag: Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie, 2011.

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Oosterbeek, Willem. Nootmuskaat. De geschiedenis van een wonderbaarlijk nootje. Amsterdam: Athenaeum - Polak & Van Gennep, 2017.



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Heinse, W., "Reise nach Holland".  Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Carl Schüddekopf. Leipzig: Germany, 1784.

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Rivera Cusicanqui, Silvia. Las Fronteras de la Coca : Epistemologías Coloniales y Circuitos Alternativos de la Hoja de Coca : El Caso de la Frontera Boliviano-Argentina. 1st ed. La Paz, Bolivia: IDIS-UMSA, 2003.