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Healing With Water

Pub Date : 2015 | Author : Jane M. Adams | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780719095696
ISBN 13 : 0719095697

Healing with water provides a medical and social history of English spas and hydropathic centres from the early nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries. It argues that demand for..

The Sick Child In Early Modern England 1580 1720

Pub Date : 2012-04-19 | Author : Hannah Newton | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199650491
ISBN 13 : 0199650497

Illness in childhood was common in early modern England. Hannah Newton asks how sick children were perceived and treated by doctors and laypeople, examines the family's experience,..

The Grand Spas Of Central Europe

Pub Date : 2015-10-08 | Author : David Clay Large | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9781442222373
ISBN 13 : 1442222379

The Grand Spas of Central Europe leads readers on an irresistible tour through the grand spa towns of Central Europe—fabled places like Baden-Baden, Bad Ems, Bad Gastein, Karlsba..

Moonlight Mile

Pub Date : 2010-11-02 | Author : Dennis Lehane | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780062024978
ISBN 13 : 0062024973

“[Lehane has] emerged from the whodunit ghetto as a broader and more substantial talent....When it comes to keeping readers exactly where he wants them, Mr. Lehane offers a bravu..

The Dirt On Clean

Pub Date : 2014-04-08 | Author : Katherine Ashenburg | Publisher : North Point Press

ISBN 10 : 9781466867765
ISBN 13 : 1466867760

The question of cleanliness is one every age and culture has answered with confidence. For the first-century Roman, being clean meant a two-hour soak in baths of various temperatur..

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