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I learned so much about the social history of cleanliness a Wow! Watch out for the water! Her second book, The Mourner’s Dance: Soon with the introduction of women to the work field, people became conscious of the odor yes Several more chapters discuss varying aspects of bathing through Europe during the next millennia.

By the early s, an extraordinary idea took hold in North America — that frequent bathing, perhaps even a daily bath, was advisable. My problem with this book is that it was neither fish nor fowl. While I I really enjoyed the history in this book. This was not a page turner for me and it took me almost a month to get through just because I didn’t feel it particularly calling to me when I left it; particularly once I passed the Medieval Age section.

Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. A tremendous book that reads beautifully, is researched impeccably and which, most importantly, makes social history fun and relevant.

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Dirt betrays just a little bit of research laziness, too.

Influences from other countries and consequent influences on North America are noted, but it’s busy enough covering such a broad range of history, cultures, and geography. It temporarily fed the insatiable curiosity that I never quite grew out of.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Because British people hate puns?

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There are 1 items available. And so in less ashejburg a hundred years the evolution of hiztoria hygiene, at least in the developed world, has made a degree turn. It’s a fast and fascinating read, but take it with the appropriate grain of salt which is what happens when you have to make sweeping generalizations.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. All of a sudden, young men and women the world over were terrorized thinking they could be losing jobs, sabotaging relationships, and offending others with their body odor — without even knowing it!

Return to Book Page. It is full of delightful little factoids that I will most definitely be repeating for a matherine until they are pushed out of my memory by other dirty thoughts. Fortunately for me, Katherine Ashenburg had done the research to answer my burning questions.


Humanity did without soap and deodorant for millenia.

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Christian saints and mystics, who associated the Roman practice of bathing with hedonism, never washed at all. Please enter a valid ZIP Code. Well guess what their original pads were katherie from? She takes the reader through a journey of clean or in many cases, the filthy hygiene of ashejburg past into the obsessive cultural of clean of the 21st century. For the first-century Roman, being clean meant a public two-hour soak in baths of various temperatures, a scraping of the body with a miniature rake, and a final application of oil.

Why do you think that it, especially since the Europeans viewed the East as “Those that bathe. Dec 14, Jane Night rated it really liked it. It’s why today many asshenburg of Americans as being too obsessed with hygiene yes, there is such as thing as being too clean. Amazon Hiistoria Refurbished products with a warranty. Taking a bath was so dangerous kings only took one upon doctor’s advice and with an excess of precaution.

I actually like cleaning, particularly when it involves dusting my bookshelves. The only reason we have bathrooms in our house was because Americans were rich enough and had enough space to facilitate it.