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By Ben Campkin,Rosie Cox

airborne dirt and dust – and our rituals to remove it – are as a lot part of our daily lives as consuming, respiring and snoozing. but this actual fact signifies that we seldom cease to question what we suggest by means of airborne dirt and dust. What do our attitudes to dust and cleanliness let us know approximately ourselves and the societies we are living in? Exploring a wide selection of settings – family, city, suburban and rural - the participants divulge how our principles approximately dust are in detail sure up with problems with race, ethnicity, type, gender, sexuality and the physique. the result's a a wealthy and demanding paintings that extends our knowing of ancient and modern cultural manifestations of airborne dirt and dust and cleanliness.

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