Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-01 - Publisher: Severn House/ORIM
“Filled with rich period detail, this historical romance will appeal to readers who enjoy learning about other cultures and times.” —Booklist In seventeenth-century Rotterdam, young Saskia is lady’s maid to wealthy English merchant’s wife. But her talent for manufacturing beautifying face balms far exceeds her lowly status. When the Gibbons
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-22 - Publisher: University of California Press
Imagining the divine as female is rare—even controversial—in most religions. Hinduism, by contrast, preserves a rich and continuous tradition of goddess worship. A Garland of Forgotten Goddesses conveys the diversity of this tradition by bringing together a fresh array of captivating and largely overlooked Hindu goddess tales from different regions.