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Women and the religious life in premodern Europe

by Patricia Ranft

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Monasticism and religious orders for women -- Europe -- History.,
    • Europe -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-151) and index.

      StatementPatricia Ranft.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX4220.E85 R36 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 159 p. ;
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL794161M
      ISBN 100312124341
      LC Control Number95026813

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