By Kees Van Dijk
Fresh years have proven a rise in curiosity within the research of cleanliness from a old and sociological viewpoint. lots of such stories on bathing and washing, on protecting the physique and the streets fresh, and on grime and the strive against of dust, specialise in Europe. In Cleanliness and tradition awareness shifts to the tropics, to Indonesia, in colonial occasions in addition to within the current. topics variety from using cleaning soap and the showering of garments as a pretext to assert superiority of race and sophistication to how references to being fresh performed a task in a crusade opposed to eu homosexuals within the Netherlands Indies on the finish of the Nineteen Thirties. different issues are eerie dermis illnesses and the sanitary measures to dispose of them, and the way misconceptions approximately loss of hygiene because the reason behind affliction hampered the discovering of a treatment. realization can be attracted to transformations in perspective in the direction of appearing own physique services open air and chickening out to the privateness of the lavatory, to standard bathing ritual and to the fashionable tropical Spa tradition as a manifestation of a brand new Asian way of life. With contributions through Bart Barendregt, Marieke Bloembergen, Kees van Dijk, Mary Somers Heidhues, David Henley, George Quinn, and Jean Gelman Taylor.
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He has nothing to say of cleaning bodies, but clearly there were rules for personal hygiene too. In Leiden’s Doelensteeg a plaque recording establishment in 1650 of an almshouse there for elderly women by the pious Eva van Hoogeveen states that residents were required to bathe themselves at least once each month. Yet, for a country so associated with cleanliness, seemingly few studies have yet been made of the history of personal hygiene in the Netherlands. Academic literature on cleanliness focuses on Italy, France and England.
In Leiden’s Doelensteeg a plaque recording establishment in 1650 of an almshouse there for elderly women by the pious Eva van Hoogeveen states that residents were required to bathe themselves at least once each month. Yet, for a country so associated with cleanliness, seemingly few studies have yet been made of the history of personal hygiene in the Netherlands. Academic literature on cleanliness focuses on Italy, France and England. It covers concepts of the body and developments in material culture such as plumbing and the flushing toilet.
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Cleanliness and Culture: Indonesian Histories by Kees Van Dijk