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By Tran Van Hoa, Charles Harvie

This ebook, written by way of foreign specialists within the Asian and international economies, presents a well timed, accomplished and authoritative evaluate at the most likely explanations and power impression of the Asian monetary concern. The international locations coated comprise Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam within the ASEAN, Korean and China in Asia, and the main international locations in North the United States and the ecu Community.

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Concepts of cleanliness are embedded in religious discourse and practice. The mikvah,2 baptism and ritual ablution are not mediums for washing away dirt, but for preparing the individual for an altered state, whether recovery of ritual purity, entrance into a relationship with the divine, or readiness for prayers. Water is the element common to Jewish, Christian and Muslim rituals. Uncleanness represents a spiritual condition of sin or ritual impurity. The concept translates into popular wisdom in numerous English expressions: ‘Cleanliness is next to godliness’; the ignorant or classes excluded from political power are the ‘great unwashed’; cursing and swearing are language of the gutter; a ‘filthy’ mouth betrays the coarse person.

Welles (eds), The earthy republic; Italian humanists on government and society, pp. 135-9, 149-54, 168-75. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Kuus, Saskia 2007 Baden en flaneren aan zee; Badcultuur en strandmode op Scheveningen sinds 1818. Scheveningen: Muzee Scheveningen. ] Lagarde, Riana 2005 ‘Where to pick a flower in Paris; Public restrooms’. com/france/paris/rl_restrooms. html. Leeuw, Kitty de 1992 Kleding in Nederland 1813-1920; Van een traditioneel bepaald kleedpatroon naar een begin van modern kleedgedrag.

43 | Jean Gelman Taylor Lawrence Wright (1960:138) quotes from advice manuals that cautioned against using water on the face, as it would rob the skin of its protective qualities against sun and cold; their authors recommended instead wiping face and hands with a piece of clean linen. Douglas Biow (2006:15) says that soap was first manufactured for washing clothes, not people. McLaughlin’s description (1971:42-3) of soap-making and of soap’s propensity to rapidly turn rancid explains why this was so.

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