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Clean: A History of Personal Hygiene and Purity
Clean A History of Personal Hygiene and Purity
Author: Virginia Smith
From pre-historic grooming rituals to New Age medicine, from ascetics to cosmetics, Clean looks at how different cultures have interpreted and striven for personal cleanliness and shows how, throughout history, this striving for purity has brought immense social benefits as well as great tragedies. — Looking at human history through the lens of p...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780199532087
ISBN-10: 0199532087
Publication Date: 8/15/2008
Pages: 480
Edition: 1
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Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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