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Bogs, Baths & Basins By David J Eveleigh

Bogs, Baths & Basins by David J Eveleigh

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Bogs, baths and basins

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Bogs, Baths & Basins: The Story of Domestic Sanitation by David J Eveleigh

Covers the early primitive sanitation devices such as cesspits and urban dung heaps. From Roman times up to modern-day luxury, this book leads us chronologically through the story of sanitation. It also describes the advances that came with the onslaught of technology from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. With first hand accounts and evidence from diaries and contemporary records, David Eveleigh traces the history of inventions that have affected everyone throughout history, told with a lively combination of human interest and drama.

About David J Eveleigh

DAVID J. EVELEIGH is Curator of Social History at Blaise Castle Museum, Bristol. He has written a number of previous books including Old Cooking Utensils, Firegrates and Kitchen Ranges and The Victorian Farmer.

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Bogs, Baths & Basins: The Story of Domestic Sanitation by David J Eveleigh
Used - Very Good
The History Press Ltd
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