The Spanish Inquisition

"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.

The Spanish Inquisition

"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, reassesses its consequences for Jewish culture, measures its impact on Spain's intellectual life, and firmly rebuts a variety of myths and exaggerations that have distorted understandings of the Inquisition. He concludes with disturbing reflections on the impact of state security organizations in our own time"--

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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,
The Spanish Inquisition
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Joseph Pérez
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

A new history of the Spanish Inquisition--a terrifying battle for a unified faith.
Spanish Inquisition, 1478-1614
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Joseph Pérez
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03-15 - Publisher: Hackett Publishing

This collection of previously untranslated court documents, testimonials, and letters portrays the Spanish Inquisition in vivid detail, offering fresh perspectives on such topics as the Inquisition's persecution of Jews and Muslims, the role of women in Spanish religious culture, the Inquisition's construction and persecution of witchcraft, daily life inside an
The Spanish Inquisition
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Helen Rawlings
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-15 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This book challenges the reputation of the Spanish Inquisition asan instrument of religious persecution, torture and repressionandlooks at its wider role as an educative force in society. A reassessment of the history of the Spanish Inquisition. Challenges the reputation of the Inquisition as an instrumentof religious persecution, torture and repression.
Daily Life During the Spanish Inquisition
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: James Maxwell Anderson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

An illuminating account of daily life during the three and a half centuries of the Spanish Inquisition and the lives of the persecuted minorities, as well as the wealthy and ordinary people of Spain.