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Title Rome, pollution and propriety [electronic resource] : dirt, disease and hygiene in the eternal city from antiquity to modernity / edited by Mark Bradley with Kenneth Stow.
Publication Info. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012, ♭2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction Mark Bradley and Kenneth Stow; Part I. Antiquity: 1. Approaches to pollution and propriety Mark Bradley; 2. Pollution, religion and society in the Roman world Jack Lennon; 3. Purification in ancient Rome Elaine Fantham; 4. Pollution, propriety and urbanism in Republican Rome Penelope Davies; 5. The 'sacred sewer': tradition and religion in the Cloaca Maxima John Hopkins; 6. Crime and punishment on the Capitoline Hill Mark Bradley; 7. On the burial of unchaste Vestal Virgins Celia Schultz; Part II. Modernity: 8. Fra Girolamo Savonarola and the aesthetics of Roman pollution Alessio Assonitis; 9. Purging filth: plague and responses to it in Rome, 1656-7 David Gentilcore; 10. Was the ghetto cleaner...? Kenneth Stow; 11. Urban ablutions: cleansing counter-reformation Rome Katherine Rinne; 12. The clash of picturesque decay and modern cleanliness in late nineteenth-century Rome Taina Syrja;maa; 13. Vile bodies: Victorian Protestants in the Roman catacombs Dominic Janes; 14. Delinquency and pederasty: 'deviant' youngsters in the suburbs of Fascist Rome Martina Salvante; Envoi. Purity and danger: its life and afterlife Judith Goldstein.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Urban sanitation -- Italy -- Rome -- History.
Public health -- Italy -- Rome -- History.
Pollution -- Italy -- Rome -- History.
Quality of life -- Rome -- History.
Added Author Bradley, Mark, 1977-
Stow, Kenneth R.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781107014435 1107014433 (DLC) 2012010804
ISBN 1139528416 (electronic bk.)
9781139528412 (electronic bk.)
9781107014435 (hardback)
1107014433 (hardback)
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