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Author Brown, Kathleen M., 1960-

Title Foul bodies [electronic resource] : cleanliness in early America / Kathleen M. Brown.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 450 p. : ill.
Series Society and the sexes in the modern world
Society and the sexes in the modern world.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-435) and index.
Contents Caring for the early modern body -- Skin -- Corruption -- Empire's new clothes -- Gentility -- Virtue -- Reimagining sickness and health -- Healing housework -- Redemption -- Laborers -- Immersion -- Mission.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Hygiene -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Hygiene -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780300106183 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300106181 (cloth : alk. paper)

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