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The Resource Beautiful necessity : the art and meaning of women's altars, Kay Turner

Beautiful necessity : the art and meaning of women's altars, Kay Turner

Label
Beautiful necessity : the art and meaning of women's altars
Title
Beautiful necessity
Title remainder
the art and meaning of women's altars
Statement of responsibility
Kay Turner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
GZR
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1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Turner, Kay
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Altars
  • Spiritual life
  • Household shrines
  • Women
Label
Beautiful necessity : the art and meaning of women's altars, Kay Turner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"With 117 illustrations, 74 in color."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-174) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 3
  • Other Beginnings: new ways of coming to altar-making
  • 60
  • Chapter 4
  • Creating Connections: altars and the desire for relationship
  • 78
  • Chapter 5
  • Art of the Altar: layering, embellishment--and excess
  • 94
  • Chapter 6
  • Introduction: A Place Apart, the tradition of women's altars
  • Power of Images: embodiment and identification
  • 112
  • Chapter 7
  • Activating Relationship: ritual gestures and words of power
  • 128
  • Chapter 8
  • Healing: restoring body, mind, and spirit
  • 146
  • Conclusion: Women's Altars, a beautiful necessity
  • 161
  • 6
  • About the altar-makers
  • 167
  • Chapter 1
  • Preparing A Place: defining the personal altar
  • 26
  • Chapter 2
  • Maternal Legacies: inheriting the altar tradition
  • 42
Control code
ocm43046710
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
176 pages
Isbn
9780500281505
Lccn
99070846
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43046710
  • (Sirsi) a665769
Label
Beautiful necessity : the art and meaning of women's altars, Kay Turner
Publication
Note
"With 117 illustrations, 74 in color."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-174) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 3
  • Other Beginnings: new ways of coming to altar-making
  • 60
  • Chapter 4
  • Creating Connections: altars and the desire for relationship
  • 78
  • Chapter 5
  • Art of the Altar: layering, embellishment--and excess
  • 94
  • Chapter 6
  • Introduction: A Place Apart, the tradition of women's altars
  • Power of Images: embodiment and identification
  • 112
  • Chapter 7
  • Activating Relationship: ritual gestures and words of power
  • 128
  • Chapter 8
  • Healing: restoring body, mind, and spirit
  • 146
  • Conclusion: Women's Altars, a beautiful necessity
  • 161
  • 6
  • About the altar-makers
  • 167
  • Chapter 1
  • Preparing A Place: defining the personal altar
  • 26
  • Chapter 2
  • Maternal Legacies: inheriting the altar tradition
  • 42
Control code
ocm43046710
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
176 pages
Isbn
9780500281505
Lccn
99070846
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43046710
  • (Sirsi) a665769

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