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Author Shoham-Steiner, Ephraim.

Title On the margins of a minority : leprosy, madness, and disability among the jews of medieval europe / Ephraim Shoham-Steiner ; [edited by] Haim Watzman
Published Detroit, MI : Wayne State University Press, 2014
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Contents ""Cover""; ""Half-title""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Dedication""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""1. Leprosy as a Concept""; ""2. Social Attitudes toward Lepers""; ""3. What Is Madness?""; ""4. Social Attitudes toward the Insane""; ""5. The Physically Impaired""; ""6. Disability in Sacred and Private Space""; ""Epilogue""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
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Subject Jews -- Europe, Northern -- History -- To 1500.
Marginality, Social -- Religious aspects -- History -- To 1500.
Marginality, Social -- Europe, Northern -- History -- To 1500.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0814339328 (electronic bk.)
9780814339329 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)