By Ittai Weinryb
The individuals to this comparative research learn ex votos throughout quite a number destinations and time classes, together with the classical Mediterranean international, medieval Europe, the interval of the Catholic Reform, and directly to Mexico, Shinto and Buddhist Japan, and Muslim Iran. Voluminous and various, Ex Voto will charm in a variety of fields, together with historical past, faith, and anthropology.
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Ex Voto: Votive Giving Across Cultures (Bard Graduate Center - Cultural Histories of the Material World) by Ittai Weinryb