Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Christians and Jews in Angevin England now in paperback
Longtime readers of this blog will remember that I blogged the conference "York 1190: Jews and Others in the Wake of Massacre" back in the day. You can read a version of my conference closing paper here.
The gathering yielded an excellent book edited by the wonderful conference organizers, Sarah Rees Jones and Sethina Watson: Christians and Jews in Angevin England: The York Massacre of 1190, Narratives and Contexts. The book is now in affordable paperback ... and for blog readers, available at a reduced rate. See the attached image, which contains a code (16018) that provides 25% discount on the book until March 31, 2016. Having read the book in its entirety as well as participated in the gathering that generated the volume, I can tell you that it's a text anyone who works on medieval England, or who is interested in the uneven relations of power and desire that both bind and vex diverse communities, will want to read.
Posted by Jeffrey Cohen at 7:10 AM
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