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Art, faith and place in East Anglia : from prehistory to the present / edited by T.A. Heslop, Elizabeth Mellings and Margit Thøfner.

Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer Ltd., 2012.

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  • Title:
    Art, faith and place in East Anglia : from prehistory to the present / edited by T.A. Heslop, Elizabeth Mellings and Margit Thøfner.
  • Contributor: T. A. Heslop editor.;
    Elizabeth Mellings editor.;
    Margit Thøfner editor.
  • Subjects: Catholic Church -- France -- Liturgy -- History; Catholic Church; Art and religion -- England -- East Anglia; Christian art and symbolism -- England -- East Anglia; ART -- Subjects & Themes -- Religious; ART -- History -- General; Art and religion; Christian art and symbolism; Liturgics; England -- East Anglia; France; Electronic books; History;
    Dewey: 704.94809426
  • Publication Details: Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer Ltd., 2012.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction: On Faith, objects and locality -- Chapter 2. But where is Norfolk? -- Chapter 3. Sacred image and regional identity in late-prehistoric Norfolk -- Chapter 4. Piety from the ploughsoil: religion in Roman Norfolk through recent metal-detector finds -- Chapter 5. Paganism in early-Anglo-Saxon East Anglia -- Chapter 6. Devotion, pestilence and conflict: the Medieval wall paintings of St Mary The Virgin, Lakenheath -- Chapter 7. 'Here be dragons': the cult of St Margaret of Antioch and strategies for survival.
    Contents: Chapter 8. The Medieval Jews of Norwich and their legacy -- Chapter 9. Late-Medieval glass-painting in Norfolk: developments in iconography and craft c.1250-1540 -- Chapter 10. Graffiti and devotion in three maritime churches -- Chapter 11. Norfolk wayside crosses: biographies of landscape and place -- Chapter 12. Landscapes of faith and politics in early-modern Norwich -- Chapter 13. Practice and belief: manifestations of witchcraft, magic and paganism in East Anglia from the seventeenth century to the present day.
    Contents: Chapter 14. Provinciality and the Victorians: church design in nineteenth-century East Anglia -- Chapter 15. Maharajah Duleep Singh, Elveden and Sikh Pilgrimage -- Chapter 16. Supernatural folklore and the popular imagination: re-reading object and locality in mid-nineteenth-century Norfolk -- Chapter 17. 'Pro Patria Mori': Christian rallies and war memorials of early-twentieth-century Norfolk -- Chapter 18. Pagans in place, from Stonehenge to Seahenge: 'Sacred' archeological monuments and artifacts in Britain -- Chapter 19. Art, spirit and ancient places in Norfolk.
    Contents: Chapter 20. Sacred sites and blessed objects: art and religion in contemporary Norfolk -- Bibliography -- Index.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781782040620 (electronic bk.); ISBN 1782040625 (electronic bk.); BNB GBB996138; System number: 019406134
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 352 pages) : illustrations.

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