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Communities of Violence:
Persecution of Minorities in the Middle Ages
David Nirenberg

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction3
Ch. 1The Historical Background18
Ch. 2France, Source of the Troubles: Shepherds' Crusade and Lepers' Plot (1320, 1321)43
Ch. 3Crusade and Massacre in Aragon (1320)69
Ch. 4Lepers, Jews, Muslims, and Poison in the Crown (1321)93
Ch. 5Sex and Violence between Majority and Minority127
Ch. 6Minorities Confront Each Other: Violence between Muslims and Jews166
Ch. 7The Two Faces of Sacred Violence200
Epilogue: The Black Death and Beyond231
Bibliography of Works Cited251
Index281

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