Inner hygiene : constipation and modern health culture. (Book, 2000) []
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Inner hygiene : constipation and modern health culture.

Author: James C Whorton
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Explores the history of Western society's concern for constipation as a serious threat to health, and examines the extraordinary variety of preventive and curative measures that have been developed  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James C Whorton
ISBN: 0195135814 9780195135817
OCLC Number: 42953970
Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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"This book is exhaustive and scholarly, but, thank goodness, it is also a wry chronicle. To anyone who grew up puzzling over delicately worded radio ads for peculiar products like Serutan ("nature's Read more...

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