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Victorian Turkish baths

Author: Malcolm Shifrin; Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England
Publisher: 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First publishedView all editions and formats

The first book to reveal the hidden history and explore the architecture, technology and sociology of the Victorian Turkish Bath in the British Isles and beyond. With almost 500 illustrations, a full  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Shifrin; Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England
ISBN: 9781848022300 1848022301
OCLC Number: 931082056
Description: xviii, 366 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. Background to the Victorian Turkish bath 2. Early history of the Victorian Turkish bath 3. Problems and attitudes 4. Victorian Turkish baths for all 5. The world of the bather 6. Victorian Turkish baths in the 21st century
Responsibility: Malcolm Shifrin.


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Retired librarian, Malcolm Shifrin has here produced a book that is unrivalled in most of its architectural insights and social understanding. It's a really good read ... * Newsletter, Winter-Spring Read more...

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