The nature and function of water, baths, bathing, and hygiene from antiquity through the Renaissance / edited by Cynthia Kosso and Anne Scott.

These essays offer scholars, teachers, and students a new basis for discussing attitudes toward, and technological expertise concerning, water in antiquity through the early Modern period, and they examine historical water use and ideology both diachronically and cross regionally. Topics include gen...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Kosso, Cynthia., Scott, Anne, 1958-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Series:Technology and change in history ; v. 11.
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Online Access:CONNECT