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.