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Peasants and Jews in Medieval Germany Studies in Cultural, Social, and Economic History (Variorum Collected Studies Series, 757) by Michael Toch

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Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English


  • Economic history,
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Jewish studies,
  • Poverty,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Social history,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • 1096-1800,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Germany,
  • Jews,
  • Peasantry

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11661604M
ISBN 100860788962
ISBN 109780860788966

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Preface -- The social history of peasant speech: Asking the way and telling the law: speech in medieval Germany -- Schimpfworter im Dorf des Spatmittelalters -- Ethics, emotions and self-interest: rural Bavaria in the later Middle Ages -- Making do with little: studies in the economic history of the German peasantry: Ethics, emotions and self-interest: rural Bavaria in the later . Download Citation | Peasants and Jews in Medieval Germany | Book InformationPeasants and Jews in Medieval Germany. Peasants and Jews in Medieval Germany Michael Toch Aldershot Ashgate £. Mob attacking Armored Jews in a Verdun Tower, Shepherd’s Crusade of In , mobs of French shepherds and other poor peasants began killing Jews and other targets, saying that taking the Jews’ wealth would let them buy arms and attack the Saracens. Jews fled to Verdun, where the governor gave them a tower for refuge. "Contemporary misogyny and antisemitism have their roots in the demonization of women and Jews in medieval Christendom. In church art and mass preaching, the construct of the devil as an outcast from heaven and the source of all evil was linked both to the conception of women as sensual and malicious figures betraying man's soul on its arduous journey to salvation and to .

Toby Burrows Scholars’ Centre The University of Western Australia Toch, Michael, Peasants and Jews in Medieval Germany: Studies in Cultural, Social and Economic History (Variorum Collected Studies), Aldershot, Ashgate, ; , ; RRP £; ISBN   Adler, H.G. (). ‘The Jews in Germany: from enlightenment to National Socialism’. London: Notre Dame. pp Altmann, Berthold. (). ‘Studies in medieval German Jewish History’ in Proceedings of the American academy for Jewish Research. Vol. Antisemitism in the history of the Jews in the Middle Ages became increasingly prevalent in the Late Middle Ages. [citation needed] Early instances of pogroms against Jews are recorded in the context of the First ion of Jews from cities and instances of blood libel become increasingly common in the 13th to 15th centuries. This trend peaked only after the end of the . A medieval organization of crafts workers or trades people. Crusades A series of holy wars from AD undertaken by European Christians to free the Holy Land from Muslim rule.