ERIC Number: EJ371170
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
The Early History of Cleanliness in America.
Bushman, Richard L.; Bushman, Claudia L.
Journal of American History, v74 n4 p1213-38 Mar 1988
Examines the cultural and social history of personal cleanliness. Discusses the cultural origins of U.S. washing habits and explores the question of why such practices spread throughout society. Describes how, between 1750 and 1900, washing became a regular practice of most people in the United States. (GEA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A