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Title:Holy Women of Twelfth-Century England
Price:AUD$44.00 (about USD$30.90)
Item ID:SB00-0107317
Publisher:The University Of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill & London, 1988
Dust Jacket:Good
The University Of North Carolina Press, 1988, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

580 g.; XXIV 248 pages, last four pages blank intentionally, acknowledgements, introduction by author, abbreviations in text and sources, map, chart, and tables, notes, bibliography and index. Dark blue coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with 1 map, showing Houses of Women Religious in Twelfth-Century England, 1 chart and six tables listing monasteries in existence from the 1130 to 1200. Blue coloured boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Minor bumping to the backstrip edges and heavy bumping to the book corners. Light dust marks to the text block edge. Gift inscription to the top edge of the title page and owner's stamp to the lower right-hand corner of the same page. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing details from the St Albans Psalter, with blue background and white and light blue titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper corners and the laminate has started to lift to the backstrip edges. Creasing to the top edge of the dustwrapper panel. Light fading to the backstrip region. " The number of women who entered religious life in England increased greatly in the twelfth century. Monasteries for women multiplied from approximately a dozen at the centuries' beginning to ten times that many at its close. Holy Women of the Twelfth-Century England is the first systematic study of the most creative and expansive face of women's religious life in English history. Sharon Elkins portrays the women who initiated this growth and the varied forms of religious life they -- and the men cooperating with them -- devised." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. to help set condition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; History -- British; Mediaeval ; Religion -- Christianity; ISBN: 0807817759. ISBN/EAN: 9780807817759. Inventory No: 0107317.
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