Chasing Dirt: The American Pursuit of Cleanliness

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Chasing Dirt: The American Pursuit of Cleanliness - Hoy, Suellen

Americans in the early 19th century were, as one foreign traveller bluntly put it, "filthy, bordering on the beastly"--perfectly at home in dirty, bug-infested, malodorous surroundings. Many a home swarmed with flies, barnyard animals, dust, and dirt; clothes were seldom washed; men hardly ever shaved or bathed. Yet gradually all this changed, and ... Read More

Chasing Dirt: The American Pursuit of Cleanliness 1996, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195111286

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Chasing Dirt: The American Pursuit of Cleanliness 1995, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195094206

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