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A town like no other : the living tradition of New Norcia / edited by David Hutchinson
Bib ID 8406083
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Edition Third edition 
Description New Norcia, Western Australia : Benedictine Community of New Norcia, [2018] 
©2018 
160 pages : illustrations (some colour), portraits, facsimiles ; 25 cm 
ISBN 9780646992877 (paperback)
Summary

This book looks at the history of the Benedictine Monastery of New Norcia, 132 kilometres north of Perth. New Norcia is unique in Australia; it is a town wholly owned by monks. New Norcia is named after Norcia, a city in the region of Perugia in Italy, the birthplace of of St Benedict. Benedictine monks established a monestary at New Norcia in 1846. From 1908 to 1982 they were also responsible for the mission to the Noongar people in the far north of Western Australia.

Notes

First and second editions published by Fremantle Arts Centre Press in 1995 and 2007.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Benedictines -- Western Australia -- New Norcia -- History.  |  Benedictines -- Missions -- Western Australia -- New Norcia -- History.  |  Noongar / Nyungar / Nyungah people (W41) (WA SI50)  |  Religions - Christianity - Catholic Church.  |  Race relations.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  New Norcia (SW WA SH50-10)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Hutchison, D. E. (David Eric), 1927-

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