This 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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(222mm x 150mm x 14mm)
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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).