Black Death, Guild Revolutions, Samuel Kline Cohn, German cities, Civil Government Germany, Persecution of Jews, Pogroms, Germany History
Scholars have recently questioned the role of the lower classes in the persecution of Jews at the advance of the Black Death in Germany 1348-50. However, a careful examination of the many primary sources relating to the persecution of Jews clearly reveals that the lower classes were heavily involved in these pogroms.
Original Publication Citation
Winkler, A. (2017). “The Clamor of the People”: Popular Support for the Persecution of Jews in Switzerland and Germany at the Approach of the Black Death, 1348-1350. Swiss American Historical Society Review, 53(2), 31-61.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Winkler, Albert, ""The Clamor of the People": Popular Support for the Persecution of Jews in Switzerland and Germany at the Approach of the Black Death, 1348-1350" (2017). All Faculty Publications. 1921.
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