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Edited by Mitchell B. Merback
Bringing together thirteen leading art historians, Beyond the Yellow Badge seeks to reframe the relationship between European visual culture and the many changing aspects of the Christian majority’s negative conceptions of Jews and Judaism during the Middle Ages and early modern periods.
S. D. Goitein and Mordechai Akiva Friedman
The annotated and translated letters of 11th-12th century traders of the Jewish Indian Ocean, found in the Cairo Geniza, provide fascinating information on commerce between the Far East, Yemen and the Mediterranean, medieval material, social, and spiritual civilization among Jews and Arabs, and ...
Moshe Gil. Translated from Hebrew by David Strassler
This book contains studies on the Jews in Muslim countries in the early Middle Ages, and is based on an extensive use of both Jewish and Muslim mediaeval sources. Jews in Islamic Countries in the Middle Ages has been selected by Choice as Outstanding Academic Title (2005).
Exploring the link between German biblical interpretation and anti-Semitism, this book is a fresh, comprehensive study of leading German exegetes, concluding that although Nazism brought anti-Semitic exegesis to a head, age-old thought structures provided powerful legitimation for oppression.
Claudia Ulbrich, translated by Thomas Dunlap
The book tells the life stories of women who lived in the eighteenth century in a Christian-Jewish village on the border of Germany and France. This microhistorical approach allows the author to uncover fascinating artefacts of a cultural contact between Christians and Jews that was part of a ...
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