The formation of a persecuting society : power and deviance in Western Europe, 950-1250 (Book, 1987) [WorldCat.org]
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The formation of a persecuting society : power and deviance in Western Europe, 950-1250

Author: R I Moore
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York, NY, USA : B. Blackwell, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The period 950-1250 witnessed a fundamental and irreversible change in Europe. A persecuting society formed that may be seen as the origin and forerunner of the atrocities of the religious wars, the executions of the Reformation, even the Holocaust of the twentieth century. The isolation, repression, exile and attempted extinction of Jews, heretics and lepers involving a radical transformation in the relation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R I Moore
ISBN: 0631137467 9780631137467 0631171452 9780631171454
OCLC Number: 14719123
Description: viii, 168 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Persecution --
Heretics --
Jews --
Lepers --
Common enemy --
Classification --
Purity and danger --
Power and reason.
Responsibility: R.I. Moore.

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Argues that the coincidences in treatment of Jews, heretics, lepers and other groups in the 10th to 13th century cannot be explained independently, but that all are part of a pattern of persecution  Read more...

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"In this brilliant account of medieval Europe ... it is a pleasure to read an account that is so obviously of importance for our own societies, yet is conceived in a full international context." Read more...

 
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