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Author Birnbaum, Pierre, author.
Uniform Title Récit de "meurtre rituel" au Grand Siècle. English
Title A tale of ritual murder in the age of Louis XIV : the trial of Raphaël Lévy, 1669 / Pierre Birnbaum ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer.
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2012]
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Description 178 pages : illustrations, maps, facsimiles ; 23 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Note "Originally published in French under the title Un récit de "meurtre rituel" au Grand Siècle."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-178).
Contents Introduction : a strange encounter at Montigny-lès-Metz, February 2001 -- Metz covers the state : the royal order, witches, and Jews -- Neighborhood and prejudices -- The social and mental universe of the Jews -- The myth of ritual murder -- The trial of Raphaël Lévy, new Herod -- Good Friday at Mayer Schwabe's : a desecration of the sacred host? -- Popular threats and royal alliance -- The Dreyful affair : a new Lévy affair?
Subject Blood accusation -- France -- Metz -- History -- 17th century.
Lévy, Raphaël, 1613-1670 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Trials (Murder) -- France -- Metz -- History -- 17th century.
Jews -- Persecutions -- France -- Metz -- History -- 17th century.
Antisemitism -- France -- History -- 17th century.
Related Names Goldhammer, Arthur, translator.
ISBN 0804774048 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804774048 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard # 40021346694
OCLC number 756767659