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Foreword by Leon Elder
Bathing in Medieval Europe I
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American Indian bania Bannik bath house bathers became began benches birch blood body bricks build built burning kiuas California ceiling century ceremony cities clean clothes cold water cool custom diseases door Drevlians electric stoves enter Eskimos Europe Finland Finnish sauna Finnish Sauna Society fire floor flue German glands glowing hammam heat storage heater Helsinki hot rock hot-air bath humidity hygrometers inches inside insulation Islamic Istanbul Juhani kama-buro Kastor kiuas ladles London loyly massage Mayan mother Museum naked Navajo negative ions oven popular pre-fab rooms public baths public saunas ritual Russian Russian bath sauna rocks savusauna scrub shower Sioux skin smoke Sonja spirit steam bath stones Sun Dance sweat bath sweat house sweat lodge sweat room Swedish tellak Temazcalli temescal temperature tent sauna thermae Thermometers tion tribes Turkish bath vapor vihtas walls warm wash women wood burning