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Blood Libel

On the Trail of an Antisemitic Myth

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HARDCOVER

$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674240933

Publication Date: 01/28/2020

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560 pages

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

33 photos, 1 map

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Magda Teter is Professor of History and Shvidler Chair in Judaic Studies at Fordham University. The author of Sinners on Trial: Jews and Sacrilege after the Reformation and Jews and Heretics in Catholic Poland, she has received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim and Harry Frank Guggenheim foundations and was Mellon Foundation Fellow at the Cullman Center, New York Public Library.

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