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The Emergence of Anti-Jewish Imagery in the Christian Art of High Medieval Spain
Pamela Patton, Princeton University

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Art of Estrangement: Redefining Jews in Reconquest Spain (Book) [show prizes]
Title: Art of Estrangement: Redefining Jews in Reconquest Spain
Author: Pamela A. Patton
Abstract: Art of Estrangement illuminates the influential role played by visual images in reinforcing the efforts of Spain’s Christian-ruled kingdoms to renegotiate the role of their vibrant Jewish minority following the unprecedented territorial expansions of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Scrutinizing a wide range of works, from luxury manuscripts and altar sculptures to household ceramics and scribal doodles, it traces the emergence of a new, alienating visual language that enabled Iberian Christians both to affiliate with mainstream Europe and to distance themselves from an uncomfortably multicultural past.
Year: 2012
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Publisher: Penn State University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780271053837
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes