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The Spanish Inquisition
Language: en
Pages: 490
Authors: Henry Kamen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

"In this completely updated edition of Henry Kamen's classic survey of the Spanish Inquisition, the author incorporates the latest research in multiple languages to offer a new-and thought-provoking-view of this fascinating period. Kamen sets the notorious Christian tribunal into the broader context of Islamic and Jewish culture in the Mediterranean,
Empire
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Henry Kamen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-03-04 - Publisher: Harper

How did a barren, thinly populated country, somewhat isolated from the rest of Europe, establish itself as the world's first superpower? Henry Kamen's impressive new book offers a fresh and highly original answer. Empire is a global survey of the two and a halt centuries (from the late fifteenth to
Philip of Spain
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Henry Kamen
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Reassesses King Philip II's reputation as narrow-minded tyrant, describes the major events of his reign, and presents a more rounded depiction of his personality
The Disinherited
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Henry Kamen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-06 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Spain has had a long history of exiles. Since the destruction of the last Muslim territories in Granada in 1492, wave after wave of its people have been driven from the country. The Disinherited paints a vivid picture of Spain’s diverse exiles, from Muslims, Jews and Protestants to Liberals, Socialists
Golden Age Spain
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Henry Kamen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-10-29 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

For over a century Spain controlled the greatest empire the world had ever seen, and its collapse provoked, both then as it does now, a range of analyses over which there has been little agreement. In the second edition of this successful text, Henry Kamen asks: was the Golden Age