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Sinners on Trial

Jews and Sacrilege after the Reformation

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$48.50 • £38.95 • €43.50

ISBN 9780674052970

Publication Date: 05/01/2011


358 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 halftones, 2 maps


  • Introduction: From Sin to Crime
  • 1. The Meaning of the Sacred
  • 2. Stealing Sacred Objects
  • 3. Prosecuting Sins, Defending Faith
  • 4. The Making of a Polish Jerusalem
  • 5. Protestant Heresy and Charges against Jews
  • 6. Christians on Trial, Jews Expelled
  • 7. The Struggle for Power and Authority
  • 8. Justice and the Politics of Crime
  • Glossary
  • Abbreviations
  • Note on Names and Terminology
  • Notes
  • Select Bibliography
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index

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