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Author Baumgarten, Elisheva.

Title Mothers and children : Jewish family life in medieval Europe / Elisheva Baumgarten.

Publication Info. Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2004.

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Description 1 online resource (275 pages) : illustrations
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Series Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the ancient to the modern world
Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the ancient to the modern world.
Note Revised edition of author's thesis (Ph. D.--ha-Universi£̀Ưah ha-Ivrit bi-Yerushalayim, 2000) originally titled: Imahot ì-yeladim ba-ı̀Æevrah ha-Yehudit bi-Yeme ha-Benayim.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-268) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Birth -- Ch. 2. Circumcision and baptism -- Ch. 3. Additional birth rituals -- Ch. 4. Maternal nursing and wet nurses : feeding and caring for infants -- Ch. 5. Parents and children : competing values.
Summary "This book presents a synthetic history of the family - the most basic building block of medieval Jewish communities - Germany and northern France during the High Middle Ages. Concentrating on the special roles of mothers and children, it also advances recent efforts to write a comparative Jewish-Christian social history."--Jacket.
Language Translated from the Hebrew.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Childbirth -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Motherhood -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Judaism -- Customs and practices.
Parent and child -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Title Imahot ì-yeladim ba-ḥevrah ha-Yehudit bi-Yeme ha-Benayim. English
אמהות וילדים בחברה היהודית בימי הביניים. אנגלית
Other Form: Print version: Baumgarten, Elisheva. Mothers and children : Jewish family life in medieval Europe. Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2004 xvi, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the ancient to the modern world 9780691130293 (DLC) 2003066386 (OCoLC)270368826
ISBN 9781400849260 (e-book)
1400849268 (e-book)
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