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Disability in medieval Europe

thinking about physical impairment during the High Middle Ages, c. 1100-1400

by Irina Metzler

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • People with disabilities -- Europe -- History,
    • Abnormalities, Human -- Social aspects -- Europe,
    • Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementIrina Metzler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1552 .M48 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3397964M
      ISBN 100415365031
      LC Control Number2005011158

      of disability-related scholarship beyond the last two centuries.6 In Why I Burned My Book and Other Essays on Disability,historian and activist Paul Longmore encourages the study of disability history by posing a list of signi‹cant questions. As one would expect, many . Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag Saved in: The treatment of disabled persons in medieval Europe: examining disability in the historical, legal, literary, .

      This book is open access under a CC-BY license. This book examines social and medical responses to the disfigured face in early medieval Europe, arguing that the study of head and facial injuries can offer a new contribution to the history of early medieval medicine and culture, as well as exploring the language of violence and social interactions. Despite the prevalence of warfare and. First, this book compels medieval scholars to become aware of disability as an important subject of inquiry and to consider disability in their investigations of identity categories. Next, this collection asserts the importance of a historical emphasis in disability scholarship overall and affirms the Middle Ages as a period not to be neglected.

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Jews and Crime in Medieval Europe is a topic laced by prejudice on one hand and apologetics on the other. Beginning in the Middle Ages, Jews were often portrayed as criminals driven by greed. While these accusations were, for the most part, unfounded, in other cases criminal accusations against Jews were not altogether baseless.


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