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Virginia Smith is a freelance historian who specializes in the history of personal hygiene. She was previously a Fellow of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, and is currently an honorary fellow of the Centre for History in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical
Medicine. Her current research interests include the history of cosmetics, spas, and nudity.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Hygiene -- History.
Hygiene -- history