1. Hot baths in the past

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ADAMS, Francis
'Is the Turkish bath the same as the ancient Roman bath?' / Francis Adams Medical Times and Gazette (2 Feb 1861) pp.110-112
CONNER, Patrick
'On the bath: western experience of the hammam' / Patrick Conner Renaissance and Modern Studies (1987) pp.34-42
Roman Bath discovered / Barry Cunliffe. — 2nd ed. — London : Routledge, 1984
FAGAN, Garrett G
Bathing in public in the Roman world / Garrett G Fagan. — Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 1999
Pleasures of the Japanese bath / text by Peter Grilli; photographs and design by Dana Levy; introduction by Isamu Noguchi. — New York : Weatherhill, 1992
KONYA, Allan
Finnish sauna / Allan Konya. — London : Architectural Press, 1987.
   Revised and amended version of The international handbook of Finnish sauna, originally published in 1973
Roman or Turkish baths / James Lawrie. — Edinburgh : MacLachlan & Stewart, 1864
MADDEN, Richard
Travels in Turkey, Egypt, Nubia and Palestine in 1824-27 / Richard Robert Madden. — London, 1829
MONTAGU, Lady Mary Wortley
Turkish embassy letters / Mary Wortley Montagu; introduction by Anita Desai; text edited and annotated by Malcolm Jack. — London : Virago, 1994
Thermae et balnea: the architecture and cultural history of Roman public baths / Inge Nielsen ; translated [from the Danish] by Peter Crabb. — 2nd ed. — Aarhus : Univ Pr, 1993
   Vol.I: Text ; Vol.II: Catalogue and plates
ROOK, Tony
Roman baths in Britain / Tony Rook. — Princes Risborough : Shire, 1992. — (Shire archaeology ; no.69)
Strictures on the personal cleanliness of the English, with a description of the
hammams of the Turks. — London : The [pseudonymous] author, 1828
THACKERAY, William Makepeace
Notes of a journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo, by way of Lisbon, Athens, Constantinople and Jerusalem ... By Mr. M. A. Titmarsh / William Makepeace Thackeray. — Chapman & Hall : London, 1846
Taking the cure / E S Turner. — London : Michael Joseph, 1967
Pillars of Hercules, or, a narrative of travels in Spain & Morocco in 1848 / David Urquhart. — London : Bentley, 1850
YEGÜL, Fikret
Baths and bathing in classical antiquity / Fikret Yegül. — New York : Architectural History Foundation ; Cambridge (Mass.) : MIT Press, 1995
   Originally published 1992

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