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The Dirt on Clean by Katherine Ashenburg
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May 20, 11

bookshelves: interesting-histories
Read from May 17 to 19, 2011

This book looks at the changes in hygiene over the years, and raises the interesting point that it is primarily a culturaly based thing and despite a connection between being clean, and germs, what is acceptable in terms of personal hygiene has varied over the years, as has the methods of keeping clean. I found it a fascinating read.
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