Adam Mack

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General Information

Name: Adam Mack

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction




Illinois Connection

Mack is an assistant professor of history in the Department of Liberal Arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Adam Mack joined School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Liberal Arts Department in 2007. He is the author of Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers, the first multisensory history of the Windy City. His initial work in sensory history dealt with American supermarkets and the sensory landscape of the post-World War II suburbs. His articles on the senses and suburban consumer culture include Speaking of Tomatoes: Supermarkets, the Senses, and Sexual Fantasy in Modern America in the Journal of Social History, The Politics of Good Taste: Whole Foods Markets and Sensory Design in The Senses & Society and The Senses in the Marketplace: Commercial Aesthetics for a Suburban Age in A Cultural History of the Senses in the Modern Age edited by David Howes.

Published Works

Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers, University of Illinois Press, 2015

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers (Studies in Sensory History)

ISBN: 0252080750
Release Date: 2015-05-12

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External Links

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