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Kurorty galicyjskie końca XIX w. Higiena a postęp – o wyznacznikach nowoczesności
Galician resorts on late nineteenth century. Hygiene and progress – about the determinants of modernity

Author(s): Ewelina Lesisz
Subject(s): Cultural history, Studies of Literature, Theory of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: hygiene; progress; spa; Galicia; health; cleanliness
Summary/Abstract: The article presents the connection between hygiene and progress in health resorts in Galicia in the late 19th century. Guide books, medical manuals described the influence of mineral waters, medical baths on the health of patients. Hygiene is a keyword, contained local behaviors related to physiology, health, sanitary situation, technical solutions, offering treatments bathing well-being of patients.

  • Page Range: 97-113
  • Page Count: 17
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: Polish