The Spanish Inquisition

The Spanish Inquisition

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English
192 Pages

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This book challenges the reputation of the Spanish Inquisition as an instrument of religious persecution, torture and repressionand looks 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 instrument of religious persecution, torture and repression.
  • Looks at the wider role of the Inquisition as an educative force in society.
  • Draws on the findings of recent research by American, British and European scholars.
  • Includes original documentary evidence in translation.

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Published 15 April 2008
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EAN13 9781405142922
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Language English

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This book challenges the reputation of the Spanish Inquisition as an instrument of religious persecution, torture and repressionand looks 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 instrument of religious persecution, torture and repression.
  • Looks at the wider role of the Inquisition as an educative force in society.
  • Draws on the findings of recent research by American, British and European scholars.
  • Includes original documentary evidence in translation.