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Description - Mothers, Mystics and Merrymakers by Sarah C. Hopper

Presents women as pilgrims, saints, wives, mothers, widows, mystics and tavern owners, as victims of abuse, danger and misogynistic opposition and not least as pious devotees and enthusiastic souvenir shoppers! Here, the author brings to life the ambiguities, the joys and the perils of being a medieval woman.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750938006
ISBN-10: 0750938005
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 25-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sarah C. Hopper

Sarah Hopper is the author of To Be a Pilgrim (Sutton, 2002), an introduction to medieval pilgrimage. Her background is in history and art history and her articles have appeared in The Times and BBC History.