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Water is best: The Hydros and Health Tourism in Scotland 1840-1940

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In the early 1840s a new system of water treatment called hydropathy, which involved baths, showers and sheets, arrived in Britain, and nowhere did it take stronger root than in Scotland. This volume examines the enthusiasts and practioners who ran the hydros, the personnel and patients, the visitors and the guests.
Very slight water damage ( how appropriate!!) to first 34 pages on front edge of page measuring 1cm x 20cm as can be seen in photo of title page.

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Author(s):
Durie, Alastair J
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2006
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0859766578
ISBN-13:
9780859766579
Number of pages:
186
Publisher:
John Donald
Title:
Water is best: The Hydros and Health Tourism in Scotland 1840-1940

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In the early 1840s a new system of water treatment called hydropathy, which involved baths, showers and sheets, arrived in Britain, and nowhere did it take stronger root than in Scotland. This volume examines the enthusiasts and practioners who ran the hydros, the personnel and patients, the visitors and the guests.
Very slight water damage ( how appropriate!!) to first 34 pages on front edge of page measuring 1cm x 20cm as can be seen in photo of title page.

Author(s):
Durie, Alastair J
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2006
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0859766578
ISBN-13:
9780859766579
Number of pages:
186
Publisher:
John Donald
Title:
Water is best: The Hydros and Health Tourism in Scotland 1840-1940

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