On the Purification of Women Hardback

Churching in Northern France

by Paula Rieder;

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On the Purification of Women

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Offers a social history of the ritual and custom of churching, a liturgical rite of purification after childbirth performed on a woman's first visit to church after giving birth. This book is aimed at students and scholars of women's history, gender and sexuality, and the relationship between church and society.

On the Purification of Women by Paula Rieder was published by Palgrave USA in December 2009 and is our 64186th best seller. The ISBN for On the Purification of Women is 9781403969699.

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Details for On the Purification of Women

Page last updated 23rd July 2017
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherPalgrave USA (December 2009)
Number of Pages256
Thickness22 mm
Height224 mm
Width145 mm
Product Code1175630
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