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From Boys to Men: Formations of Masculinity in Late Medieval Europe

Ruth Mazo Karras - History - 2003 - 246 pages
An exploration of the creation of adult masculine identities in the 14th-15th centuries, this volume takes a close look at the roles of men through the lens of three distinct ...
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Staging and Stagers in Modern Jewish Palestine: The Creation of Festive Lore ...

Jacob Shavit, Shoshana Sitton - Religion - 2004 - 205 pages
This fascinating case study describes the work of the people responsible for creating festive lore and its system of ceremonies and festivities—an inseparable part of every ...
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Ancient Jewish Magic: A History

Gideon Bohak - History - 2008 - 483 pages
Jewish magic : a contradiction in terms? -- Jewish magic in the Second Temple period -- Jewish magic in late antiquity -- The "insider" evidence -- Non-Jewish elements in late ...
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Blood and Belief: The Circulation of a Symbol Between Jews and Christians

David Biale - Religion - 2007 - 299 pages
"A wonderful, rich, and fascinating book, and a great read. Biale explores the meanings of blood within Jewish and Christian cultures from the blood of the sacrifices of the ...
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Childhood in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: The Results of a Paradigm ...

Albrecht Classen - History - 2005 - 444 pages
Although many researchers have taken a critical stance towards the theses on the history of childhood developed by Philippe Aries in 1960, this volume is the first ...
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Culture and Human Development

Jaan Valsiner - Social Science - 2000 - 319 pages
This major new textbook by Jaan Valsiner focuses on the interface between cultural psychology and developmental psychology. Intended for students from undergraduate level ...
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Deeply Into the Bone: Re-Inventing Rites of Passage

Ronald L. Grimes - Self-Help - 2000 - 396 pages
Over the past two decades, North Americans have become increasingly interested in understanding and reclaiming the rites that mark significant life passages. In the absence of ...
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Deeply Into the Bone: Re-inventing Rites of Passage

Ronald L. Grimes - Religion - 2000 - 384 pages
"There is no other book even remotely like this. Deeply into the Bone is an exceptional, imaginative book on the topic of rites and the shaping of human life. Grimes is one of ...
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Dying for God: Martyrdom and the Making of Christianity and Judaism

Daniel Boyarin - Religion - 1999 - 247 pages
Scholars have come to realize that we can and need to speak of a twin birth of Christianity and Judaism, not a genealogy in which one is parent to the other. In this book, the ...
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