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Dr Alun Withey
By Alun Withey
Welcome to my podcast! I am an academic historian of medicine and the body, and 2014 AHRC/BBC 'New Generation Thinker'. Please enjoy and let me know what you think.
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The Celebrated Inventions of Alexander Ross, perfumer.
This podcast is all about a 19th-century perfumer, Alexander Ross, who not only sold loads of perfumes (as you might expect!) but also created his own range of strange machines, to push, pull and force the body into a socially acceptable shape!
March 18, 2021
Finding Your Beard Style in the 19th Century
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://dralun.wordpress.com/2021/03/12/finding-your-beard-style-in-the-19th-century/
March 14, 2021