The Spanish Inquisition
By (author) Helen Rawlings
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Spanish Inquisition by Helen Rawlings
Book DescriptionThis book challenges the reputation of the Spanish Inquisition as an instrument of religious persecution, torture and repression and looks at its wider role as an educative force in society. A reassessment of the history of the Spanish Inquisition. This book challenges the reputation of the Inquisition as an instrument of religious persecution, torture and repression. It looks at the wider role of the Inquisition as an educative force in society. It draws on the findings of recent research by American, British and European scholars. It includes original documentary evidence in translation.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631206002
(218mm x 142mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Helen Rawlings
Debate on the Decline of Spain, Paperback (September 2012)
Looks at when, why and how Spain declined in status from its pre-eminent position as a leading world power in the seventeenth century, examining the methodologies and schools of inquiry that have shaped the discourse and how historians' perceptions have been influenced by time and circumstance.
Spanish Inquisition, Hardback (April 2005)
* A reassessment of the history of the Spanish Inquisition. * Challenges the reputation of the Inquisition as an instrument of religious persecution, torture and repression. * Looks at the wider role of the Inquisition as an educative force in society.
Church, Religion and Society in Early Modern Spain, Paperback (May 2002)» View all books by Helen Rawlings
Spain's religious heritage is distinguished by the drive for conformity on the one hand and the endurance of a vibrant inclusive tradition on the other. This volume is a critical assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of Spain's Catholic identity in the early modern period.
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Author Biography - Helen Rawlings
Helen Rawlings is a Lecturer in Spanish at the University of Leicester. Her previous publications include Church, Religion and Society in Early Modern Spain (2002).
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