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Ick! Yuck! Eew! : our gross American history

by Huey, Lois Miner.

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Presents facts about the lack of sanitation, personal hygiene, dental care, antibiotics, and insecticides in eighteenth-century America and the unfortunate results this had on everyday living conditions. Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : the yucky past
  • The smells
  • The bugs
  • The medicines
  • The clothes and hair
  • Conclusions
  • Glossary
  • Selected bibliography
  • Further reading
  • Places to visit
  • Index.
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