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Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Leprosy as a Concept -- 2. Social Attitudes toward Lepers -- 3. What Is Madness? -- 4. Social Attitudes toward the Insane -- 5. The Physically Impaired -- 6. Disability in Sacred and Private Space -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Drawing on material from the late-tenth- to fifteenth-centuries, examines how Jews further marginalized by illness or disability were regarded by both Christian and Jewish communities.
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