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

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Irwin, D. 2018. The materiality of debt to Jews in England, 1194-1276. Jewish Historical Studies. 49, pp. 56-71. https://doi.org/10.14324/111.444.jhs.2017v49.045
AuthorsIrwin, D.
Abstract

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.

Year2018
JournalJewish Historical Studies
Journal citation49, pp. 56-71
PublisherThe Jewish Historical Society of England
ISSN0962-9696
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.14324/111.444.jhs.2017v49.045
FunderJewish Historical Society of England
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Print30 Mar 2018
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Deposited26 Jul 2018
Output statusPublished
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