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Dirt: New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination by Ben Campkin,Rosie Cox

By Ben Campkin,Rosie Cox

airborne dirt and dust – and our rituals to remove it – are as a lot part of our daily lives as consuming, respiring and napping. but this actual fact signifies that we seldom cease to question what we suggest by way of airborne dirt and dust. What do our attitudes to airborne dirt and dust and cleanliness let us know approximately ourselves and the societies we are living in? Exploring a large choice of settings – family, city, suburban and rural - the individuals disclose how our principles approximately dust are in detail certain up with problems with race, ethnicity, classification, gender, sexuality and the physique. the result's a a wealthy and hard paintings that extends our knowing of ancient and modern cultural manifestations of airborne dirt and dust and cleanliness.

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