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Describes, inter alia, the various badges Jews were forced to wear by Christians in Europe, especially in the Middle Ages (pp. 35-42), and by Muslims in the Islamic world. Many illustrations are included. Other clothing restrictions are discussed, both in terms of clothes required and of clothes (e.g. turbans) forbidden. Permitted and banned colors are also noted. Only passing reference is made to the Nazi imposition of the yellow star. (From the Bibliography of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism)

Title A brief history of Jewish dress / Ruth M. Green
designed and illustrated by Zena Flax.
Co-Author Flax, Zena
Publisher London : Safira
Creation Date 2001
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography: p. 157-158.
Format 160 pages : ill., map
24 cm.
Language English
Identifier ISBN0952114127
System Number 990022169830205171

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