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Practicing piety in medieval Ashkenaz : men, women, and everyday religious observance / Elisheva Baumgarten.

Author/creator Baumgarten, Elisheva
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoPhiladelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2014]
Description334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Series Jewish culture and contexts
Contents Standing before God: purity and impurity in the synagogue -- Jewish fasting and atonement in a Christian context -- Communal charity: evidence from Medieval Nurnberg -- Positive time-bound commandments: class, gender, and transformation -- Conspicuous in the city: Medieval Jews in urban centers -- Feigning piety: tracing two tales of pious pretenders -- Practicing piety: social and comparative perspectives.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 287-322) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2014006034
ISBN9780812246407 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
ISBN0812246403 (hardcover : acid-free paper)

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