Jews of Medieval England: Adler, Michael Jews of Medieval England: Adler, Michael Jews of Medieval England: Adler, Michael

Jews of Medieval England

Adler, Michael

Published by Edward Goldston Limited, London, 1939
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Quarto. 384pp. Original dark blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. Frontispiece. Medieval Anglo-Jewish history has only very recently begun to be included in scholarly histories of England and is still relatively absent unless the history is specifically concerned with the Jews of England. Unfortunately, the relative invisibility of medieval Jewish history in British historical scholarship is mirrored in the semi-scholarly "public face" of British history as it is represented in historical and heritage materials, guidebooks, memorials, and other informational sources for travelers and history in England. While it is often the nature of heritage groups to sanitize and homogenize the past, the degree to which this is done with regard to the medieval Anglo-Jewish past requires response and action, particularly in the context of an alarming world-wide rise in antisemitism. If knowledge is an essential context for understanding and tolerance, more visible and accurate accounts of medieval Jewish history are a necessary first step towards effecting social change. This work is a collection of some of the studies upon medieval Anglo-Jewish history Adler has written for the Jewish Historical Society. This study is profusely illustrated with numerous b/w photographic reproductions of documents. Minor shelf wear on binding. Gold lettering on spine slightly faded. Paper edges age-toned. Previous owner's ex-libris on inside of front cover. Slight age-toning along paper margin. Binding in overall good to good+, interior in good+ to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 28487

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Title: Jews of Medieval England

Publisher: Edward Goldston Limited, London

Publication Date: 1939

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First edition.

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