Foul bodies : cleanliness in early America /

A nation's standards of private cleanliness reveal much about its ideals of civilization, fears of disease, and expectations for public life, says Kathleen Brown in this unusual cultural history. Starting with the shake-up of European practices that coincided with Atlantic expansion, she traces...

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Main Author: Brown, Kathleen M., 1960-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Series:Society and the sexes in the modern world.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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