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

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

Label
The nature and function of water, baths, bathing, and hygiene from antiquity through the Renaissance
Title
The nature and function of water, baths, bathing, and hygiene from antiquity through the Renaissance
Statement of responsibility
edited by Cynthia Kosso and Anne Scott
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 gender roles and water usage; attitudes, practices, and innovations in baths and bathing; water and the formation of identity and policy; ancient and medieval water sources and resources; and religious and literary water imagery. The authors describe how ideas about the nature and function of water cre
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
940
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
CB482
LC item number
.N38 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2010 F-736
  • QT 11 GA1
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kosso, Cynthia
  • Scott, Anne
Series statement
Technology and change in history,
Series volume
v. 11
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Water and civilization
  • Water
  • Water use
  • Baths
  • Bathing customs
  • Hygiene
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Baths
  • History, Ancient
  • History, Early Modern 1451-1600
  • History, Medieval
  • Hygiene
  • Water
  • Water Supply
  • Europe
  • HISTORY
  • Bathing customs
  • Baths
  • Civilization
  • Hygiene
  • Intellectual life
  • Manners and customs
  • Water and civilization
  • Water
  • Water use
  • Europe
  • Hygiene
  • Wassernutzung
  • Bad
  • Europa
  • Sanitäranlage
  • Hygiene
  • Bad
  • Wasser
  • Wasser
  • Nutzung
  • Hygiene
  • Europa
  • Bad
  • Europa
Label
The nature and function of water, baths, bathing, and hygiene from antiquity through the Renaissance, edited by Cynthia Kosso and Anne Scott
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART THREE ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL WATER SOURCES AND RESOURCES; Introduction -- Cynthia Kosso and Anne Scott; PART ONE GENDER ROLES, ATTITUDES, PRACTICES, AND INNOVATIONS IN BATHS AND BATHING; River Raptures: Containment and Control of Water in Greek and Roman Constructions of Identity -- Rabun Taylor; Archimedes, the North Baths at Morgantina, and Early Developments in Vaulted Construction -- Sandra K. Lucore; Female Bathers and the Emergence of the Female Nude in Greek Art -- Robert F. Sutton, Jr
Control code
593295843
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 538 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047427032
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9786612602610
  • 10.1163/ej.9789004173576.i-538
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
260261
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593295843
Label
The nature and function of water, baths, bathing, and hygiene from antiquity through the Renaissance, edited by Cynthia Kosso and Anne Scott
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART THREE ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL WATER SOURCES AND RESOURCES; Introduction -- Cynthia Kosso and Anne Scott; PART ONE GENDER ROLES, ATTITUDES, PRACTICES, AND INNOVATIONS IN BATHS AND BATHING; River Raptures: Containment and Control of Water in Greek and Roman Constructions of Identity -- Rabun Taylor; Archimedes, the North Baths at Morgantina, and Early Developments in Vaulted Construction -- Sandra K. Lucore; Female Bathers and the Emergence of the Female Nude in Greek Art -- Robert F. Sutton, Jr
Control code
593295843
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 538 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047427032
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9786612602610
  • 10.1163/ej.9789004173576.i-538
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
260261
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593295843

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