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Published: 11 September 2008

312 Pages | 21 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199532056

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A History of Convent Life 1450-1700

Silvia Evangelista
Silvia Evangelisti

  • An absorbing insight into the world of nuns and convent life - in the words of the women themselves
  • Illuminates the wider history of convent life through the stories of individual nuns and their experiences, including major figures such as Teresa of Avila
  • Focuses on the golden age of convent life, up to the end of the seventeenth century
  • Follows the spread of convent life beyond Europe to the New World

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