"My brother Esau is a hairy man" : hair and identity in ancient Israel (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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"My brother Esau is a hairy man" : hair and identity in ancient Israel

Author: Susan Niditch
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Niditch
ISBN: 019518114X 9780195181142
OCLC Number: 611422544
Description: 159 Seiten ; 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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