Blood Libel: On the Trail of An Antisemitic Myth by Magda Teter

Magda Teter, Blood Libel: On the Trail of an Antisemitic Myth (Harvard University Press, 2020)

A landmark history of the antisemitic blood libel myth―how it took root in medieval Europe, spread with the invention of the printing press, and persists today.

Available, January 6th, 2020

Following the paper trail across Europe, from England to Italy to Poland, Magda Teter shows how the blood libel was rooted in European imagination. Based on sources in eight countries and ten languages, Blood Libel captures the long shadow of a pernicious myth.

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