Religion, dress and the body [electronic resource] / [edited by] Linda B. Arthur.

Religions constrain the bodies of their members through dress. In many cases, dress immediately identifies a member of the community to the outside world and separates them from a society that members believe is threatened by evil forces. Dress identifies the wearer's community to other groups...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Berg Fashion Library)
Other Authors: Bradley, Linda Arthur
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Oxford : Berg, 1999.
Series:Dress, body, culture.