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The Habit

A History of the Clothing of Catholic Nuns

The Habit( )
Author: Kuhns, Elizabeth Burnett
ISBN:978-0-385-50588-8
Publication Date:Oct 2003
Publisher:The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
Imprint:Doubleday
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $23.95
Book Description:

Curiosity about nuns and their distinctive clothing is almost as old as Catholicism itself. The habit intrigues the religious and the nonreligious alike, from medieval maidens to contemporary schoolboys, to feminists and other social critics. The first book to explore the symbolism of this attire, The Habit presents a visual gallery of the diverse forms of religious clothing and explains the principles and traditions that inspired them. More than just an eye-opening study of the...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christianity / Catholic
Design / Fashion & Accessories
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.41 x 9.52 x 0.95 Inches
Book Weight:1.044 Pounds



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