Judaism in Christian Eyes: Ethnographic Descriptions of Jews and Judaism in Early Modern Europe

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This book examines Christian ethnographic writing about the Jews in early modern Europe, offering a systematic historical analysis of this literary genre and arguing its importance for understanding both the period in general and Jewish-Christian relations in particular. The book focuses on nearly 80 texts from Western Europe (mostly Germany) that describe the customs and ceremonies of contemporary Jews, containing both descriptions and illustrations of their subjects. Deutsch is one of the first scholars to study these ...

Judaism in Christian Eyes: Ethnographic Descriptions of Jews and Judaism in Early Modern Europe 2012, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199756537

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