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Author Niditch, Susan.
Title "My Brother Esau Is a Hairy Man" : Hair and Identity in Ancient Israel.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

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Author Niditch, Susan.
Subject Hair -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Hair -- Social aspects.
Alt Name Oxford University Press.
Description 1 online resource (176 pages)
monochrome rdacc
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Contents Hair in material culture and art of the ancient Near East -- Samson : maleness, charisma, warrior status, and hair -- Nazirite vow : domesticating charisma and recontextualizing hair -- Absent hair -- Letting down her hair or cutting it off : the ritual trial of a woman accused of adultery and the transformation of the female other.
Summary In this work, Susan Niditch seeks a deeper understanding of Israelite culture as expressed, shaped and reinforced in images of hair - a complex symbol drawn from the body. In addition to Biblical texts, Niditch looks at pictorial representations of hair and other material evidence.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-150) and indexes.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780195181142
OCLC # 271579542
Additional Format Print version: Niditch, Susan. My brother Esau is a hairy man. New York : Oxford University Press, 2008 (DLC) 2007026347 (OCoLC)156845774

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