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Undressing Religion: Commitment and Conversion from a Cross-Cultural Perspective

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From Islam to Confucianism to Voodoo, dress plays a pivotal role in religious expression. This book investigates how dress symbolically evidences both religious and social systems across a wide range of cultures - from Africa and South America to Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Caribbean. In some of these cultures, dress is part of a system of social control. Gender issues feature prominently since the control of female sexuality is often of great importance to the world's religions. Members of each ethno-religious group ...

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Undressing Religion: Commitment and Conversion from a Cross-Cultural Perspective
2000, Berg 3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9781859734803

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Undressing Religion: Commitment and Conversion from a Cross-Cultural Perspective
2000, Bloomsbury Academic, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781859734759

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