Rome, Pollution and Propriety (BOK)

Mark Bradley

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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 Unification of Italy and the advent of Fascism. This volume sets out to identify the defining characteristics, functions and discourses of pollution in Rome in such realms as disease and medicine, death and burial, sexuality and virginity, prostitution, purity and absolution, personal hygiene and morality, criminality, bodies and cleansing, waste disposal, decay, ruins and urban renovation, as well as studying the means by which that pollution was policed and controlled.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Mark Bradley
ISBN 9781107014435
Antall sider 340 Dimensjoner 18,5cm x 25,4cm x 2,4cm
Vekt 848 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Kenneth Stow, Mark Bradley