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1. Bio-Physicality; 2. The Cosmetic Toilette; 3. Greek Hygiene; 4. Roman Baths; 5. Asceticism; 6. Medieval Morals; 7. Protestant Regimens; 8. Civil Cleanliness; 9. Health Crusaders; 10. The Body Beautiful; Select Bibliography; Index

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Virginia Smith is a freelance historian who specializes in the history of personal hygiene. She was previously a Fellow of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, and is currently an honorary fellow of the Centre for History in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her current research interests include the history of cosmetics, spas, and nudity.

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[A] fascinating and detailed account. Dr Susan Aldridge, Focus Smith has written a fact-rich book. The First Post Lucid and wide-ranging. Bee Wilson, The Times (Books) Jam-packed with historical information. Jenny McCartney, Sunday Telegraph A breath-taking account of cleanliness from prehistory up to the present day. Sophie Harrison, Sunday Times (Culture) Authoritative and fascinating. New Scientist Lots of fascinating revelations. Liz Jones, Evening Standard (London)

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