Gender and Medieval Monasticism: The Archaeology of Religious Women

Gender and Medieval Monasticism: The Archaeology of Religious Women

ISBN-10:
0415089034
ISBN-13:
9780415089036
Pub. Date:
12/28/1993
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Gender and Medieval Monasticism: The Archaeology of Religious Women

Gender and Material Culture is the first complete study in the archaeology of gender, exploring the differences between the religious life of men and women. Gender in medieval monasticism influenced landscape contexts and strategies of economic management, the form and development of buildings and their symbolic and iconographic content. Women's religious experience was often poorly documented, but their archaeology indicates a shared tradition which was closely linked with, and valued by local communities. The distinctive patterns observed suggest that gender is essential to archaeological analysis.

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ISBN-13: 9780415089036
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/28/1993
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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