Chapter 15. Jews, Saracens, ‘Black Men’, Tartars: England in a World of Racial Difference

  1. Peter Brown
  1. Geraldine Heng

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996355.ch16

A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350-c.1500

A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350-c.1500

How to Cite

Heng, G. (2007) Jews, Saracens, ‘Black Men’, Tartars: England in a World of Racial Difference, in A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350-c.1500 (ed P. Brown), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996355.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631219736

Online ISBN: 9780470996355

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Keywords:

  • jews;
  • saracens;
  • tartars;
  • England;
  • racial difference

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • In the Jaws of the Nation: Jews, English Identity and the Production of Historical Race

  • From Outremer to Home: Saracens, Islam, a History of Crusades, and Medieval English Literature

  • Global and Cartographic Race: Blackness, Monsters, Tartars and Others in the Mapping of the World