A History of Hygiene

52 min
Available from 01/04/2021 to 17/06/2021

Hygiene practices have been around since the origin of civilisation and first came to Europe with the Ancient Greeks. This documentary shows how attitudes to personal hygiene in Western society have changed from antiquity to the present day, and not always for the better, due to social convention, superstition, cultural norms and scientific progress.


  • Director :
    • Claudia Spoden
  • Country :
    • Germany
  • Year :
    • 2021