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"My brother Esau is a hairy man" : hair and identity in ancient Israel

Author: Susan Niditch
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, Susan Niditch seeks a deeper understanding of Israelite culture as expressed, shaped and reinforced in images of hair - a complex symbol drawn from the body. In addition to the biblical  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Niditch
ISBN: 9780195181142 019518114X
OCLC Number: 470633192
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 141-150.
Description: 1 vol. (159 p.) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Susan Niditch.
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this book certainly made me more aware of the attitudes towards gender, ethnicity, holiness, beauty, leadership and economic status revealed by a person's hair. * L.-S. Tiemeyer, Society for Old Read more...

 
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