The materiality of debt to Jews in England, 1194-1276

Irwin, D. (2018) The materiality of debt to Jews in England, 1194-1276. Jewish Historical Studies, 49. pp. 56-71. ISSN 0962-9696.

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Acknowledgements of debt have long been used in the study of medieval Anglo-Jewish moneylending activities. Such studies have been primarily based upon a socio-economic approach. In contrast, this paper is based upon an analysis of the material, palaeographic, and linguistic features. It commences by charting the legislation which governed the production of acknowledgements, and the extent to which this was adhered to, before highlighting the aspects of the text which have previously been neglected but provide an important, additional, dimensions to the historiography.

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Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC1390 Education of special classes of persons > LC3551 Jews
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Humanities
Depositing User: Dean Irwin
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2018 12:01
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2019 14:14

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