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Purity and Hygiene

Women, Prostitution, and the "American Plan," 1900-1930

by David J. Pivar

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Central government,
  • Social Science,
  • Psychology,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Human Sexuality,
  • Sociology - General,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • Hygiene, Sexual,
  • Medical policy,
  • Prostitution,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10420130M
    ISBN 100313320322
    ISBN 109780313320323

    Mary Douglas’ book Purity and Danger illustrates how human societies make sense of the world by classifying things as “dirty” and “pure”. Dirt is not just soil on the ground or mud on our shoes, she argued. What we think of as “dirt” changes according to our culture, and over time. Public hygiene .   The book is the result of five years of deep research that took Hamblin on a journey through soap factories, microbiology labs and the Manhattan offices of .

    The book has been hugely influential in many areas of debate - from religion to social theory. But perhaps its most important role is to offer each reader a new explanation of why people behave in the way they do. Wit In Purity and Danger Mary Douglas identifies the concern for purity as a key theme at the heart of every society. The long history of personal hygiene and purity is a fascinating subject that reveals how closely we are linked to our deeper past. In this pioneering book, Virginia Smith covers the global history of human body-care from the Neolithic to the present, using first-hand accounts and sources.

    Sooner or later Jacob Neusner was bound to turn his attention to this topic first in a book, The Idea of Purity in Ancient Judaism () and then in an article (). Ever the careful historian, he distinguished in his book three blocks of texts in terms of their historical provenance: the biblical legacy, texts from the second-temple period. And why have baths scarcely changed in years? The long history of personal hygiene and purity is a fascinating subject that reveals how closely we are linked to our deeper past. In this pioneering book, Virginia Smith covers the global history of human body-care from the Neolithic to the present, using first-h.


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David J Cited by: Social purity in the anti-slavery tradition, struggled to prevent State-regulated prostitution in the 19th century and neo-regulation in the twentieth.

Joining with Mid-Western and Far Western purity reform associations and with the vigilance societies formed to end the traffic in white slaves, the American Purity Alliance left those organizations to join the Rockefeller and physician.

"This book is a fascinating read, and it provides new perspectives on daily activities that one tends to take for granted. So take a shower, apply your deoderant, brush your teeth, curl up, and read this book!."--R.M.

Mullner, CHOICE "Smith's book is an example of how an academic should research global, longue durée history."--Joanna Bourke, Harper's Magazine/5(9). Purity and Hygiene takes up the story in the twentieth century, Alas, the book itself is densely written and poorly edited, requiring a determined and persistent reader.

The slenderest of threads leads one through the detail of many of the chapters, and repetitions abound. This is a shame, because it may deny the book the readership it Author: Anita Clair Fellman. Purity and Hygiene by David J.

Pivar,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). Children books about personal hygiene: 5 books about washing hands and brushing teeth. For each book, you will find here the official description of the content to provide more details regarding what the book is about.

Germs are not for sharing. Book Review: 'Wasted' Probes India's Socio-Religious Psyche of Purity and Sanitation. Ankur Bisen’s book provides an intensive narrative about the creation and history of waste, its disposal and. Books shelved as hygiene: Gorgonzola: A Very Stinkysaurus by Margie Palatini, The Girl Who Wouldn't Brush Her Hair by Kate Bernheimer, The Pigeon Needs a.

Concerning Ritual Purity and Cleanliness 9. Personal Grooming and Hygiene. Personal Grooming and Hygiene. From the Biblical Books of Moses (Torah) The Torah commands the Israelites not to follow the laws of other nations, including Egypt from which they escaped or the nations in the land of Canaan which they are to conquer.

Like “purity,” “pollution” can refer to diverse areas of human concern, as for example in modern discourse about “environmental pollution” as well as folk notions of illness and hygiene.

Yet in this case too the concept has a special relevance to ritual and religion. Rome, Pollution and Propriety brings together scholars from a range of disciplines in order to examine the historical continuity of dirt, disease and hygiene in one environment, and to explore the development and transformation of these ideas alongside major chapters in the city's history, such as early Roman urban development, Roman pagan religion, the medieval Church, the Renaissance, the.

Purity and Hygiene | Social purity in the anti-slavery tradition, struggled to prevent State-regulated prostitution in the 19th century and neo-regulation in the twentieth. Joining with Mid-Western and Far Western purity reform associations and with the vigilance societies formed to end the traffic in white slaves, the American Purity Alliance left those organizations to join the Rockefeller.

Clean: A History of Personal Hygiene and Purity 1st Edition by Virginia Smith (Author) out of 5 stars 10 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both by:   It was an interesting book and the amount of detail in many of the sections, especially Ancient Egypt and Medieval Europe was excellent. It was frustrating that it was billed as a global history of hygiene when essentially it is a European history, and mainly dealing with Britain/5(10).

Purity and Hygiene: Women, Prostitution, and the "American Plan," By David J. Pivar. (Westport, CT: Greenwood, Pp. xxi, $) This sequel to David J. Pivar's book, Purity Crusade: Sexual Morality and Social Control,continues the story of the American social purity movement into the twentieth century.

Clean: a history of personal hygiene and purity Virginia Smith In this pioneering book, Virginia Smith combines archeology, psychology, biology, and sociology to reveal how and why standards of cleanliness have come to exist today.

Books, Toys, Games and much more. Purity and Hygiene: Women, Prostitution, and the American Plan, by David J. Pivar. Hardcover $ Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but Pages: The long history of personal hygiene and purity is a fascinating subject that reveals how closely we are linked to our deeper past.

In this pioneering book, Virginia Smith covers the global history of human body-care from the Neolithic to the present, using first-hand accounts and sources. From pre-historic grooming rituals to New Age medicine 5/5(2).

The book fails to provide a global picture of cleanliness, hygiene and purity. A close look at non-European contexts can unmask the cultural politics of dirt in contemporary Africa.

This is the main objective of the DirtPol Project. Clean: A History of Personal Hygiene and Purity: Medicine & Health Science Books @ (9). The apogee of Anglo-American purity cooperation --Changing medical policy toward prostitution --A movement in transition --A revitalized movement --The search for policy --Rockefeller reshapes social hygiene --Ideology, economy and social policy --Conserving the nation's health --Social hygiene militant --Epilogue: planning for the s and.Proverbs 5 and 7 indicate the attitude of the book on purity.

We may let the book make its own case. The wiles of "the strange woman" and the stupid folly and destruction of her victim are specially set forth in the chapters mentioned. In the last chapter of the book we have a portraiture of a "virtuous woman" in whom domesticity in purity has.

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