What social and ideological mechanisms allowed Jews to survive and even flourish in Catholic Italy? And under what circumstances did the practice of tolerance break down? This course takes a different approach to the idea of tolerance, as well as to the long, complicated history of the Catholic Church and the Jews.
Week 2: The Birth of a Christian Empire
Week 3: Urban Culture & Crusading Armies. Merchants, Moneylenders & Monsters.
Week 4: Expulsions, Conversions & Ghettos
Week 5: Modernization. Liberal Nationalism & Church Reaction
Week 6: From Fascism to the Holocaust
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