The joy of sweat : the strange science of perspiration
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Published
New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2021].
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
9780393635676, 0393635678
Physical Desc
285 pages ; 24 cm
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Published
New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2021].
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780393635676, 0393635678

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"A taboo-busting romp through the shame, stink, and strange science of sweating. Sweating may be one of our weirdest biological functions, but it's also one of our most vital and least understood. In The Joy of Sweat, Sarah Everts goes behind the taboo and delves into its role in the body-and in human history. She reveals the wondrous mechanics of the sweat glands and the millions of sweat pores in human skin. She explores why sweat is salty, why what you eat can affect the color of your sweat, and why we sweat when stressed (and whether it can be controlled). She takes part in a sweat dating event, traces the controversial history of antiperspirants and deodorants, considers the purported health benefits of saunas, sweat lodges, and hammams, and investigates whether "eyewitnesses" to a crime may someday be replaced by "nose-witnesses" who can pick a suspect's body odor out of a police lineup"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Everts, S. (2021). The joy of sweat: the strange science of perspiration (First edition.). W.W. Norton & Company, Inc..

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Everts, Sarah. 2021. The Joy of Sweat: The Strange Science of Perspiration. W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Everts, Sarah. The Joy of Sweat: The Strange Science of Perspiration W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Everts, Sarah. The Joy of Sweat: The Strange Science of Perspiration First edition., W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2021.

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