Blood libel : the ritual murder accusation at the limit of Jewish history /

"The ritual murder accusation is one of a series of myths that fall under the label blood libel, and describes the medieval legend that Jews require Christian blood for obscure religious purposes and are capable of committing murder to obtain it. This malicious myth continues to have an explosi...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Johnson, Hannah R., 1974- (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Language notes:English.
Imprint: Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press, [2012]
Subjects:
Online Access:Click here for full text
Table of Contents:
  • The ethical dimensions of historical interpretation: the blood libel as limit case
  • Thomas of Monmouth and the juridical discourse of ritual murder
  • Moralization and method in Gavin Langmuir's history of antisemitism
  • On being implicated: Israel Yuval and the new history of medieval Jewish-Christian relations
  • Beyond implication: the Ariel Toaff affair and the question of complicity.