Poop Happened!

Poop Happened!

A History of the World From the Bottom up

Book - 2010
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"Throughout the ages, the most successful civilizations were the ones who realized that everyone poops and they'd better figure out how to get rid of it! From the very first flushing toilet (invented way earlier than you would think) to the efficient Roman aqueducts (possibly inspired by the goddess of sewers!) to castles in the Middle Ages whose moats used more than just water to repel enemies, Poop happened! traces human civilization through this revolting yet fascinating theme."--Book jacket.
Publisher: New York : Walker, 2010.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9780802720771
Call Number: 363.7288 ALBEE
Characteristics: 170 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Subjects: Sanitation.
Toilets -- Great Britain -- History.
Toilets -- History.
Additional Contributors: Leighton, Robert 1960-- Illustrator


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Jul 30, 2017

I actually own this book, and my brother LOVES it. It has all the info you need about feces, including the origin, history, and diseases that come from it. It also has the history of different types of toilets from different eras.
RECOMMENDED. (especially for young boys.)

Lastlap May 03, 2011

delightful way to learn about the history of sanitation and the importance of clean water. Boys will especially like this - lots of bodily functions - especially the chapter "The Origin of Feces"


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Jul 30, 2017

awesomesilas thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 5 and 99


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